Mil Mi-28 “Havok”

Mil Mi-28"Havok" 042 of the Russian Army Aviation

The Mil Mi-28 is developed to meet the demand of a Russian army requirement for a new close air support helicopter, main competitor is the Kamov Ka-50, until now no choice has been made between the two.
The five-blade main rotor is mounted above the body midsection, and short, wide, tapered, weapon-carrying wings are mounted to the rear of body midsection.

Developing Nation: Russia.
Task: Two seat attack helicopter.
First Flight: November 10, 1982.
First Delivery: no production frames ordered.
Crew:
  • 2.
  • front cockpit for navigator / weapons operator.
  • rear cockpit for pilot.
  • A rear fuselage compartment can hold two or three people, intended for emergency recovery of personnel only.
Main rotor Span: 17.20 m.
Length: 17.01 m (without rotors).
Height: 3.82 m to top of rotor head.
Engine (s): Klimov TV3 turbo shafts driving a five blade main rotor and four blade tail rotor 2x (2.465 hp each).
Weight: 8.590 kg.
Max.Take off weight: 11.500 kg.
Max. Speed: 320 km/h.
Max. Range:
  • 460 km (with standard fuel).
  • 1.100 km (ferry range with reserves).
  • Endurance with max fuel 2hr.
Weapons:
  • One NPPU-28 30 mm cannon in under nose turret.
  • four underwing hardpoints can carry an ordnance load of 1.920 kg.
  • typical configuration: two rocket pods, and up to 16 9P149 Shturm C (AT-6 Spiral) radio guided tube launched anti armor missiles

 

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