Eye in the sky

Without doubt, one of the most formidable airborne early warning and over-the-horizon targeting rotary-wing platforms in the world today, the Kamov Ka-31 offers long-range detection against air and sea targets together with a sophisticated jam-resistant and secure datalink system

The shipborne type was ordered by the Russian Navy, albeit in negligible small numbers still, but the Ka-31 is well established in squadron service with the naval air arms of Russia’s biggest customers for modern combat ships and naval weapons in the recent past – India and China.

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