Mil Mi-24 (Hind) (1973)
Type: Armed Assault Gunship / Attack Helicopter
National Origin: Soviet Union
Manufacturer(s): Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant - Soviet Union
Production Total: 2,300
57.41 feet (17.5 meters)
21.29 feet (6.49 meters)
13.02 feet (3.97 meters)
18,078 lb (8,200 kg)
26,455 lb (12,000 kg)
2 x Isotov TV3-117 Turboshaft engines driving a five-blade main rotor and a three-blade tail rotor.
208 mph (335 kmh; 181 knots)
99 miles (160 km)
14,747 feet (4,495 meters; 2.8 miles)
2,460 feet-per-minute (750 m/min)
Armament / Mission Payload:
Depending on Production Variant:
1 x 12.7mm heavy machine gun in fixed nose emplacement.
1 x 12.7mm Yakushev-Borzov four-barrel machine gun (Gatling arrangement) in powered chin turret.
1 x 23mm GSh-23L cannon (twin arrangement) in powered chin turret.
1 x 30mm GSh-30K cannon (twin arrangement) in fixed, starboard fuselage side emplacement.
Additional underwing stores can include (across six hardpoints):
Anti-Tank Guided Missiles
Rocket Pods (Various Rocket Counts and Calibers)
Machine Gun Pods
Munitions Dispenser Pods
Mine Dispenser Pods
Conventional Drop Bombs