To make this website work, we log user data. By using Shephard's online services, you agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

×
Open menu

Army-2021: Ka-52M explores MUM-T possibilities

31st August 2021 - 17:40 GMT | by Alex Tarasoff in Riga

RSS

Ka-52 helicopter on static display at Army-2021. (Photo: Alex Tarasoff)

​If it passes state trials and enters serial production, the Ka-52M could become a valuable asset for Russian ISR and long-range strike missions.

Russian Helicopters has signed a contract with Russian MoD to procure 30 Ka-52M helicopters in 2022-23. This is the first batch of aircraft under a long-term framework contract for 114 Ka-52Ms.

In all, the MoD has ordered 295 Ka-52 Alligator and Ka-52M reconnaissance/attack helicopters, and Shephard Defence Insight notes that the Ka-52 has been exported to Egypt.

The first Ka-52M delivery is expected in 2022, assuming that the helicopter finishes joint state trials which began in August 2021. Meanwhile, Russian Helicopters has begun to prepare for serial production at the AKK Progress plant in Arsenyev. 

The Ka-52M reconnaissance/attack helicopter is …

Want to read more?

To read this article, along with thousands of others like it, start your Premium News free trial.

Start Trial or log in here

Share to

Linkedin