Serial production of the upgraded Mi-28NM attack helicopters began. This was announced on September 29 by Andrey Boginsky, General Director of the Russian Helicopters holding.
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“Serial production is underway now. As part of the state defense order, we will supply 98 vehicles until 2027. The first two cars have already been delivered under this contract as an initial batch. One machine is connected to state tests, and on the second we are testing a new carrier system – new blades that increase the speed of the machine, ”Boginsky said in a conversation with TASS.
In addition, he said that development work on the modernized Ka-52M combat helicopter will be completed in two years.
Earlier on the same day, Boginsky said that a prototype of the newest helicopter for the Russian Navy “Lamprey” will appear in five years.
In late August, a Russian Mi-28NM attack helicopter was fired at by rockets from the ground as part of state tests, Gazeta.ru writes.