Ukrainian air defense shot down an enemy Ka-52 in Donetsk region

A Russian helicopter was hit in Donetsk region, August 2022.
A Russian helicopter was hit in Donetsk region, August 2022.
© Frame from the video of the Air Force Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine
Kostiantyn Golubtsov

Kostiantyn Golubtsov

Published: August 15 2022 at 01:44 pm
Source: Air Force Command of UA Armed Forces

Ukrainian air defense shot down a Russian Ka-52 in the Donetsk region.

This is reported by the Air Force Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

They said that an enemy Ka-52 attack helicopter of the Russian occupation forces was shot down on August 15, in Donetsk region, around 8:00 a.m., by a unit of the Air Force's anti-aircraft missile forces.

In addition, the Ukrainian military released a video of the damaged enemy air combat vehicle.

In the footage of the video, a helicopter can be seen in the air, smoking during the flight.

Also, the Air Force noted that this is the third Russian Ka-52 that was neutralized in the last two days.

"This is already the third Ka-52 of Rashistov, landed by the Defense Forces in two days!" - stressed the Command of the Air Force Base of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

The Russian combat helicopter Ka-52 has the ability to carry out terrain reconnaissance, target designation and coordination of the actions of a group of combat helicopters.

Russian Ka-52 helicopter
Russian Ka-52 helicopter Photo: media

The machine is capable of hitting armored and non-armored vehicles, manpower and aerial targets on the battlefield. It is a development of the Ka-50 "Black Shark" helicopter.

A Russian Ka-52 helicopter was shot down in the Kyiv region. 24.02.2022. Photo: @oryxspioenkop

Despite the Ka-52 having various modern missile defense systems, the Ukrainian military has repeatedly shot down Russian attack helicopters with the help of various missile systems, even anti-tank ones.

We remind you that recently the air defense of the Ground Forces of the Ukrainian Armed Forces destroyed a Russian reconnaissance drone .

The enemy drone "Orlan-10" was destroyed by a missile of the "Osa-AKM" anti-aircraft missile complex, on one of the actions of the front of the Russian-Ukrainian war.

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