The Ka-52 Alligator is an all-weather attack helicopter operated by the Russian Air Force. Developed by Kamov Design Bureau (part of Russian Helicopters), Ka-52 is a twin-seat variant of the Ka-50 attack helicopter.
The Ka-52 is a highly maneuverable helicopter that can destroy enemy armored and unarmored ground targets, tanks, low-speed aerial targets and personnel at the frontline and in tactical depth. It is also deployed as a surveillance platform and aerial command post for a group of attack helicopters.
The first Ka-52 helicopter was rolled out in December 1996. The helicopter completed its first flight in June 1997. The serial production of Ka-52 began in 2008 at Progress Arsenyev Aviationplantin the Primorye region of Russia.
Ron Cole has portrayed a Russian Federation Ka-52 being shot down over Ukraine in dramatic fashion.
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