Attack Helicopters Mi-24PU1 Are Ready to Be Transferred to Ukrainian Air Force
(Source: UKROBORONPROM; issued September 9, 2016)
UKROBORONPROM SE “Konotop Aircraft Repair Plant “Aviakon” is ready to transfer three attack helicopters Mi-24PU1 to the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Works on development of helicopters were performed in the frameworks of the state defense order for the military air forces Army Aviation Command of the Land Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

“Mi-24PU1 meets all modern warfare requirements, equipped with advanced electronics, effective system of protection and powerful weapons. This is the equipment defenders of our country need and the SC “UkrOboronProm” continues to supply the armed forces of Ukraine with this type of military equipment,” said the head of the SC” UkrOboronProm” Roman Romanov.

It should be noted that during Mi-24PU1 development special attention was paid to attack helicopters’ security enhancing. Domestic experts have mounted protection ultramodern complex Adros, developed by Scientific Industrial Complex “Progress”. This complex misguides missiles with infra-red guidance, enhancing helicopter protection from man-portable air defense systems of “Igla” and Stinger types, and missiles of “air-to-air” type R-60 and R-73.

To destroy the enemy Mi-24PU-1 is equipped with a super 30-mm automatic cannon and a variety of missile weapons, including precision anti-tank guided missiles.

The attack helicopter Mi-24PU-1 is empowered with new domestic engines, contributing to speed and maneuverability increase. Modern sighting and navigation systems provide a major advance of capabilities of the helicopter, allowing to effectively perform tasks even in complete darkness.

“Mi-24PU1, manufactured by SE “Konotop Aircraft Repair Plant “Aviakon,” is the result of effective collective work of UKROBORONPROM enterprises and strategic international cooperation with partners, supplying Ukrainian helicopter with modern electronics “, – said the head of the SC UkrOboronProm, Roman Romanov.

On September 2, Ukrainian Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. received modernized and overhauled AA missile system C-300PS, modernized and overhauled by UOP enterprises.

On August 23, UKROBORONPROM – with the participation of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko – transferred 71 unit of weapons and military equipment to Ukrainian military, among which: MLRS, tanks, IFVs, AA missile systems and fighter aviation.

“Thanks to your work we managed to stop the enemy. Today we count military equipment by thousands “- said the Minister of Defense of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak during the presentation of the new innovative technology on August 29.

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