Monday, July 4, 2022

Improved version of Russian Mi-28NM attack helicopter spotted in Moscow

The  improved version of Russian Mi-28NM attack helicopter was spotted at Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant.

Mi-28NM  has been in development since 2008. but specific characteristics are not known, but may include a low radar signature, extended range, advanced weapons control systems, air-to-air engagement capability, and increased top speed of 600 km/h (370 mph).

Recent press reports a new helmet imaging and targeting system which has been designed to display all the necessary visual information and for aiming at targets in any field of view.


In particular, the machine needs to obtain Nadterechny radar Н025, as well as a new sighting and navigation complex, which includes the control system for landing in dense fog and at night. The machines will be installed in a dual control (duplicated in the workplace of the Navigator-operator).


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