Mi-28N attack helicopter on display in 2007.
Source: Oleg V. Belyakov -
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1980 - 1984 (design project)
November 1982 (first flight)
1988 - 1993 (Mi-28A development)
1995 - 2004 (Mi-28N development)
2006 - present
Over $ 15 million in 2002
Over 120, production continues
Havoc (NATO reporting name)
2 (pilot + weapons operator)
Max takeoff weight
2x Klimov TV3-117 turboshaft
2.194 shp each
5 blade main rotor
200 km combat radius, with 10 min loiter
5.0 km service ceiling
4 pylons, two under each stub wing
1x 30mm 2A42 autocannon in SPPU-30 chin mount
-110 to +110 degree traverse
Optional 7.62mm PK mounted at each door
The Mi-28 is armed with a nose mounted 2A42 autocannon. This is one of the largest and most powerful types of autocannon mounted on a helicopter.
The 9M120 Ataka is the main anti-tank guided missile used on the Mi-28.
The Mi-28 is often fitted with B-8V20A rocket pods holding 20 S-8 aerial rockets each.
Although not commonly used on the Mi-28, each hardpoint can be fitted with a UPK-23 gun pod with 23mm GSh-23L twin barrel autocannon.
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