Mean Havoc Rising: Part 2

In the second of a two-part feature on the Russian attack rotorcraft, Alexander Mladenov examines the Mi-28NM – today, the definitive Havoc – as well as the different versions developed for export.

The Mi-28NM is seen as the definitive ‘Havoc’ with vastly expanded mission capability thanks to enhanced performance, new sensors and guided weapons that enable standoff operations against well-defended targets, even in bad weather.
via Alexander Mladenov

The Mi-28NM is the latest derivative of the attack helicopter built for the Russian Aerospace Forces’ Army Aviation branch, boasting an all-new targeting complex combined with a sophisticated self-protection suite. It also offers significantly improved flight performance in ‘hot and high’ conditions, thanks to a more efficient main rotor system and more powerful engines.

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