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Alligator variant makes progress with contract in the offing

2nd September 2020 - 11:45 GMT | by Leonid Nersisyan in Yerevan

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Progress Arsenyev Aviation Company (a Russian Helicopters subsidiary) conducted the maiden flight of the latest Ka-52M attack helicopter prototype last month, according to the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade.

The helicopter is an upgraded variant of the Ka-52 Alligator (pictured), which has been mass-produced since 2007.

R&D for Ka-52 modernisation began in 2019 and a contract for 114 Ka-52Ms is in the pipeline. 

Information in the public domain shows that the Ka-52M will be equipped with an upgraded EO sighting system with increased range of detection and target recognition, as well as a new digital drive to improve the …

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