Mi-35 (Mi-24V) - Technical Specifications

Mi-35 (Mi-24V) - Technical Specifications

Mi-24

Mi-24 basic version

The Mi-24 is a two-engine attack helicopter designed for close air support of ground forces against armoured targets, and for transport of personnel.

It has a classic design with a five-bladed main rotor and a three-bladed anti-torque tail rotor.

Mi-35

The Mi-35 is the export version of the Mi-24V helicopter of Russian make, manufactured by the Rostvertol Company based in Rostov on Don. The Czech Air Force takes delivery of the Mi-35, with several of its upgrade packages.

Improvements applied to the Mi-35:

  • Engines: TV3-117VMA
  • EVU exhaust cooling system
  • Modification of the cockpit and outer lights to facilitate night vision systems, including personal night vision goggles
  • Satellite navigation system GPS (type Garmin-155 XL)
  • Standby horizon (type LUN 1241, of the Czech make)
  • Storage batteries VARTA
  • Civilian Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) responder system
  • New systems for signalling and flight data recording
  • Altimeter (measuring in feet)

Upgrading the Mi-35 for the ACR:

  • Stabilised platform with optoelectronic FLIR night vision system
  • Multifunctional displays with a sliding map system
  • Upgraded communication and navigation equipment
  • NATO-standard flight responder
  • Camouflage in accordance with ACR and NATO standards
  • Planning and combat support system

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