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Nr.3 Kamov Ka-52 Hokum-B (Russia)
The Ka-52 is one of the fastest and most maneuverable attack helicopters due to it's two coaxial
contra-rotating main rotors. Armor of this gunship withstands hits from 23-mm projectiles. Pilots
are seated in ejection seats.
This gunship is armed with a 30-mm cannon and up to 12 Vikhr anti-tank missiles. It can also
carry unguided rockets and Igla air-to-air missiles.
The Ka-52 is fitted with a battlefield management system and can exchange data with other
helicopters, as well as third-party sources. This helicopter is also intended as an aerial command
post for a group of helicopters. It provides target detection and coordinates the attacks.
Top 9 Attack Helicopters
The Ka-52 is a further development and a two-seat version of the famous Ka-50 Hokum. This
attack helicopter entered service with the Russian Army and it's small scale production
commenced in 2008.