NATO: Hind-E, Export: Mi-35
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An ex-Czech Mi-35P in Afghan service.
Source: US Air Force (SSgt. Angelita Lawrence) -
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1975 (Soviet state trials)
1976 - late 1980's?
Nearly 1.500, including Mi-35
Hind-E | NATO reporting name
Mi-35 | export designation
Izdeliye 242 (article index)
2 + 8 (pilot, gunner, 8 troops)
Max take-off weight
2x Klimov TV3-117V turboshaft
Five blade main rotor
17.3 m main rotor
235 m² main rotor
Optional 500 L drop tank on each hardpoint
950 km with auxiliary fuel
4 hardpoints, 2 wingtips for ATGM
1x 12.7mm Yak-B minigun
1.470 rounds ready to fire
Radar warning receiver
4-6x ASO-2V-02 with 32 flares each
The 12.7mm Yak-B four barrel minigun is fitted in a turret under the nose.
9M114 Shturm (NATO: AT-6 Spiral) anti-tank missile, 2 missiles on each wingtip or outer hardpoint.
80mm S-8 rockets in 20 round B-8V20 rocket pod on each hardpoint.
57mm S-5 rockets in 16 round UV-16 or 32 round UV-32 rocket pod on each hardpoint.
122mm S-13 rockets in 5 round B-13 rocket pod on each hardpoint.
Single 240mm S-24 rocket on each hardpoint.
UPK-23 or GUV gun pod on each hardpoint.
FAB-250 bomb, KMGU dispenser or 4x FAB-100 bomb on each hardpoint.
The Mi-24V is a further development of the Mi-24D. Both models are armed with the 12.7mm Yak-B and are difficult to distinguish.
The Mi-24P is a variant of the Mi-24V. The P model is armed with a twin barrel 30mm GSh-30K autocannon alongside the right side of the fuselage. Otherwise the P is similar to the Mi-24V.
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