In Russia started the state tests of the upgraded version of the helicopter “Night hunter” – Mi-28NM. As reported in the holding company “Helicopters of Russia”, completion of testing and start of serial production is planned before the end of the year.
As writes “the Russian newspaper”, despite the resemblance to “Night hunter” Mi-28NM – “far more formidable”. Its main difference from its predecessor – the Orb radar of the circular review, which the helicopter will be early to see goals and more effectively hit. The main weapon of the helicopter – anti-tank guided missiles “Attack” and “Chrysanthemum” – moderniziriruyutsya under the possibility of a new radar: their range will be increased, the rockets will get a combined homing head with an infrared sensor and a laser channel. The second key difference is deeply modernized “Night of the hunter” was a new hydromechanical control system.