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Army 2018: Russian Helicopters unveils upgraded Mi-28NE helicopter

21 August 2018

Rostec’s Russian Helicopters holding has unveiled an upgraded variant of the Mi-28NE Night Hunter combat helicopter at the Army 2018 defence show being held in Kubinka near Moscow on 21–26 August.

New anti-tank guided missiles (ATGMs) have been added to the armament suite of the upgraded helicopter, a Russian aerospace industry source told Jane’s . “The upgraded dual-control Mi-28NE can use 9M123 Khrisantema-V ATGMs that can engage a target at a range of up to 10 km. To this end, the helicopter is equipped with an external radar, which is attached to a hardpoint under the stub wings. The aircraft will be able to fire upgraded 9M123M Khrisantema-VM laser beam-riding missiles,” the source said.

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