Nikolaev paratroopers shot down the Russian Ka-52 "Aligator": one such helicopter costs $16,000,000

By: Myroslav Trinko | 27.06.2022, 10:32
Nikolaev paratroopers shot down the Russian Ka-52 "Aligator": one such helicopter costs $16,000,000

Nikolaev paratroopers shot down a Russian Ka-52 reconnaissance and attack helicopter.

What is known

This was reported by the Command of the Air Assault Troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on Facebook. The helicopter was shot down with the help of the Igla portable anti-aircraft missile system.

For those who are not in the know

Ka-52 "Alligator" is Russian combat helicopter and army aviation command vehicle. It is capable of hitting armored and unarmored vehicles, manpower and air targets on the battlefield. It is a continuation of the Ka-50 "Black Shark" model. One such helicopter costs about $16,000,000.

Source: Command of the Air Assault Troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

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