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Longer-range weapons for Mi-28NM

26th October 2016 - 09:45 GMT | by Alexander Mladenov in Sofia


The Mi-28NM, an upgraded derivative of the Mi-28N Night Hunter, is set to receive longer-range anti-tank guided missiles.

The new-generation attack helicopter for the Russian Army Aviation, which made its official maiden flight on 12 October, will get two new guided missiles, according to Valery Kashin, designer general of the NPK KBM ordinance design company. 

The first of these is a new derivative of the 9M120 Ataka-V (NATO reporting name AT-9 ‘Spiral-2’), using laser-beam riding guidance and with range of up to 8km – 2km more than the version equipping the baseline Mi-28N.

The second type is the new

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Alexander Mladenov


Alexander Mladenov

Alexander Mladenov is a Shephard correspondent based in Sofia, Bulgaria.

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