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Mi-35/Mi-35P Combat Transport Helicopters

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The Mi-35/Mi-35P helicopters are designed to provide close air support to ground troops, engage small-size armoured and unarmoured ground and sea targets, escort troops on the march, airlift and provide close air support to airborne and special operations teams, and carry out medevac, reconnaissance and other operations. The helicopters can airlift eight air assault troops with side arms, or four casualties plus one medical attendant, or 1,500kg cargo in the cargo compartment, or 2,400 kg on a sling.

 

Equipment

The helicopter’s avionics and instruments enable all-weather, day/night operations in any climate.

 

Armament

The Mi-35s can carry up to eight Ataka/Shturm ATGMs, up to 128 S-5 rockets in UB-32 pods, up to 80 the S-8 rockets in B8V20- A pods, up to four S-24 rockets, UPK-23-250 gun pods, pods with grenade launchers or machine guns, 50 to 500kg bombs, two KMGU- 2 small-size cargo containers, and incendiary tanks weighing up to 500 kg. The gun armament comprises one USPU-24 swivelling cannon turret with one four-barrel YakB-12.7 machine gun (Mi-35) or one NPU-30 gun mount with the twin-barrel 30mm GSh-30 cannon and 250 rounds of ammunition (Mi- 35P). Either combat version is equipped with a self-defence and survivability enhancement system.

 

Take-off weight, kg:

normal 11,200

maximum 11,500

 

Payload, kg:

normal (cargo compartment) 1,500

maximum (underslung) 2,400

 

Air speed, km/h:

maximum 320

cruising 280

 

Hovering ceiling, m

1,750

 

Service ceiling, m

4,500

 

Range, km

450

 

Ferry range, km

1,000

 

Powerplant

2 x TV3-117VMA turboshafts

 

Crew

2

Defense Products & Services: Mi-35/Mi-35P Combat Transport Helicopters
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Defense Products & Services Sectors: Helicopters, transport, combat
Description: Mi-35/Mi-35P Combat Transport Helicopters
Source of Information: Rosoboronexport Joint Stock Company