According to the assessment of US military experts, Russia’s Ka-52, Mi-28HM and Mi-24 are ranked among the top 5 combat helicopters in the world, Izvestia reported.
Experts say that the high efficiency of the new generation Ka-52 attack and reconnaissance helicopter is due to the fact that it is equipped with the Alligator coaxial system. This system ensures quietness and compactness, and also increases the payload the aircraft can carry.
Besides, this helicopter has the advantage of heavy weapons.
“The Ka-52 can carry weapons that are not normally used by attack helicopters, including Kh-31 cruise missiles, Attack and Whirlwind missiles with penetrating capabilities,” the analysts said. armor up to 950 mm and 1000 mm”.
Analysts believe that another Russian helicopter, the Mi-24, is considered one of the best in its class.
The top five combat helicopters in the world include the US AH-64E Apache and China’s Z-10M, Gazeta.ru added.
Previously, in August, US military experts noted that the Russian Su-35S fighter was superior in some parameters to the US fifth generation F-22 Raptor, noting that the Russian aircraft armed with 30mm GSH-30-1 aviation cannon.