Previous
Profile
Next
Profile

Ka-29 Combat Transport Helicopter

Companies & Organizations:

The Ka-29 combat transport helicopter is designed to airlift armed marines from warships, provide close air support to airborne troops, engage naval and ground targets (including armoured ones), and transport cargo. It can be operated from various ship types and airfields in all latitudes, by day and night, in any weather.

 

Variants

The Ka-29 can be configured into a combat or cargo version. The conversion can be performed directly in service units.

 

Armament

The Ka-29 combat version is equipped with the onboard sighting system supporting employment of the following weapons: up to eight Shturm ATGMs; up to 80 S-8 rockets in the B8-V20-A pods, air bombs, incendiary tanks, and the UPK-23-250 gun mounts.

 

The transport version carries a 7.62mm nose machine gun with 1,800-round ammunition load. The cargo compartment accommodates up to 16 troops with side arms, or four stretcher casualties and seven sitting casualties with one medical attendant, or up to 2,000kg cargo. The helicopter can also be fitted with rescue equipment for maritime search-and-rescue operations. Up to 4,000kg cargo can be carried on external hardpoints.

Take-off weight, kg:

normal 11,000

with external cargo 12,600

 

Lifting capacity, kg:

normal 1,850

maximum underslung 4,000

 

Cruising air speed, km/h

235

 

Hovering ceiling, m

3,700

 

Service ceiling, m

4,500

 

Range, km

460

 

Powerplant

2 x TV3-117VMAR turboshafts

 

Crew

2

Defense Products & Services: Ka-29 Combat Transport Helicopter
Companies & Organizations: 
Defense Products & Services Sectors: Helicopters, transport, combat
Description: Ka-29 Combat Transport Helicopter
Source of Information: Rosoboronexport Joint Stock Company