Another russian Ka-52 Shoot Down by the Air Assault Troops of Ukraine in Kharkiv Region

Kostiantyn Golubtsov

Kostiantyn Golubtsov

Updated: May 01 2022 at 08:50 pm
Source: defence-ua.com

According to the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine post on Facebook, another russian Ka-52 helicopter was destroyed by the Air Assault Troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Kharkiv oblast

According to the military nomenclature, the Ka-52 Alligator (Hokum B) combat helicopter is considered a commander's helicopter. Manufactured since 2008, it is equipped with a cannon installation with a laser guidance system, anti-tank missile system, air bombs and other weapons. The cost of the Ka-52 is about 16 million US dollars - the General Staff stated on Facebook.

Downed Russian helicopter Ka-52
Downed Russian helicopter Ka-52 "Alligator"

This is not the first time when Ukrainian troops shoot down the Ka-52 combat helicopter.

For example, according to the Special Operations Forces (SOF) Command post on Facebook, Ukrainian warriors seized a valuable trophy – Kamov Ka-52 ‘Alligator’ (NATO reporting name: Hokum B) – in Kyiv region, on Saturday, April 2. It appears this gunship was shot down during the Russian troops` first attempt to land at the Hostomel airport.

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Russia has officially acknowledged that it wants to seize both the east and the south of Ukraine