Military Factory

Cold War Soviet Helicopters

Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 8/26/2015

The Soviet military eventually accepted, and evolved, the usefulness of the helicopter on the battlefields of the Cold War.

There are a total of (13) Cold War Soviet Helicopters in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order. Flag images indicative of country of origin.

Kamov Ka-22
Since the prospect of vertical flight became established during the 1940s and evolved throughout the 1950s by way of the "hel...
Thumbnail picture of the Kamov Ka-22

Kamov Ka-25 (Hormone)
The Kamov Ka-25 (NATO codename of "Hormone") was developed from the Ka-20, which itself was a response to a Soviet Navy requi...
Thumbnail picture of the Kamov Ka-25 (Hormone)

Kamov Ka-27 (Helix)
The Kamov Ka-27 Helix naval helicopter was developed as a direct successor to the aging Kamov Ka-25 line in service with the ...
Thumbnail picture of the Kamov Ka-27 (Helix)

Mil Mi-14 (Haze)
The Mil Mi-14 (NATO codename "Haze") was a dedicated naval anti-submarine helicopter appearing in limited production numbers ...
Thumbnail picture of the Mil Mi-14 (Haze)

Mil Mi-17 (Hip-H)
The original Mil Mi-8 "Hip" medium-lift transport helicopter series first flew in prototype form on July 7th, 1961 and was in...
Thumbnail picture of the Mil Mi-17 (Hip-H)

Mil Mi-24 (Hind)
The famous Mil Mi-24 "Hind" helicopter stemmed from a Soviet Cold-War requirement for a heavily armed and armored transport h...
Thumbnail picture of the Mil Mi-24 (Hind)

Mil Mi-26 (Halo)
Since its adoption into service with the Soviet Air Force during the early 1980s, the Cold War-era Mi-26 (NATO codename of "H...
Thumbnail picture of the Mil Mi-26 (Halo)

Mil Mi-4 (Hound)
The broad-reaching Mil Mi-4 series of helicopter (known to NATO as "Hound") first appeared in 1952 and was designed within th...
Thumbnail picture of the Mil Mi-4 (Hound)

Mil Mi-6 (Hook)
The Mil Mi-6 was an inventory stalwart for the Soviet Union and its allies during the Cold War. For a time, the Mi-6 represen...
Thumbnail picture of the Mil Mi-6 (Hook)

Mil Mi-8 (Hip)
Numbering well over 12,000 production examples, the Mil Mi-8 (NATO reporting name of "Hip") can be viewed as one of the most ...
Thumbnail picture of the Mil Mi-8 (Hip)

Mil V-12 (Homer)
The Mil V-12 was a massive heavy-lift helicopter project taken on by the Soviet Union during the Cold War - even today (2015)...
Thumbnail picture of the Mil V-12 (Homer)

Thumbnail picture of the PZL W-3A Sokol