The Air Force of the AFU uses against the Russians Mi-24V helicopters, handed over to Ukraine by the Czech Republic

By: Myroslav Trinko | 11.07.2022, 11:48
The Air Force of the AFU uses against the Russians Mi-24V helicopters, handed over to Ukraine by the Czech Republic

In a new statement the command of the Air Forces of the AFU confirmed that Ukraine had started using Mi-24V attack helicopters against Russians.

What we know  

The helicopters were transferred to us by the Czech Republic. The Ukrainian command does not disclose their number, but the Czech army had 7 units Mi-24V. 

In case you didn't know

The Mi-24V is a Soviet helicopter of infantry support and the most wide-spread variant of the Mi-24 with mobile machine gun unit USPU-24 with a YakB-12.7 gun. It was produced in 1976-1986. About 1000 helicopters were built in total. The crew of the Mi-24V consists of 3 people. It is able to carry up to 8 paratroopers, 2 seriously wounded on stretchers, 2 lightly wounded and one medical person. 

Source: Air Force Command of the AFU

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