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    Cold War Soviet Helicopters

    Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 11/30/2015

    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.




    1959
    Kamov Ka-22
    Since the prospect of vertical flight became established during the 1940s and evolved throughout the... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Kamov Ka-22

    1966
    Kamov Ka-25 (Hormone)
    The Kamov Ka-25 (NATO codename of "Hormone") was developed from the Ka-20, which itself was a respon... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Kamov Ka-25 (Hormone)

    1982
    Kamov Ka-27 (Helix)
    The Kamov Ka-27 Helix naval helicopter was developed as a direct successor to the aging Kamov Ka-25 ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Kamov Ka-27 (Helix)

    1975
    Mil Mi-14 (Haze)
    The Mil Mi-14 (NATO codename "Haze") was a dedicated naval anti-submarine helicopter appearing in li... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Mil Mi-14 (Haze)

    1981
    Mil Mi-17 (Hip-H)
    The original Mil Mi-8 "Hip" medium-lift transport helicopter series first flew in prototype form on ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Mil Mi-17 (Hip-H)

    1965
    Mil Mi-2 (Hoplite)
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    Thumbnail picture of the Mil Mi-2 (Hoplite)

    1973
    Mil Mi-24 (Hind)
    The famous Mil Mi-24 "Hind" helicopter stemmed from a Soviet Cold-War requirement for a heavily arme... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Mil Mi-24 (Hind)

    1983
    Mil Mi-26 (Halo)
    Since its adoption into service with the Soviet Air Force during the early 1980s, the Cold War-era M... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Mil Mi-26 (Halo)

    1953
    Mil Mi-4 (Hound)
    The broad-reaching Mil Mi-4 series of helicopter (known to NATO as "Hound") first appeared in 1952 a... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Mil Mi-4 (Hound)

    1962
    Mil Mi-6 (Hook)
    The Mil Mi-6 was an inventory stalwart for the Soviet Union and its allies during the Cold War. For ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Mil Mi-6 (Hook)

    1967
    Mil Mi-8 (Hip)
    Numbering well over 12,000 production examples, the Mil Mi-8 (NATO reporting name of "Hip") can be v... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Mil Mi-8 (Hip)

    1968
    Mil V-12 (Homer)
    The Mil V-12 was a massive heavy-lift helicopter project taken on by the Soviet Union during the Col... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Mil V-12 (Homer)

    1985
    PZL W-3A Sokol
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    Thumbnail picture of the PZL W-3A Sokol