All-Seeing Eye: New Russian Helicopter Can Detect All Types of Ships and Subs

© Sputnik / Go to the photo bankKA-27 ship-based helicopters. (File)
KA-27 ship-based helicopters. (File) - Sputnik International
After modernization, the Ka-27M can detect all kinds of ships and submarines.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Russian Navy's naval aviation has received the first of eight Ka-27M anti-submarine helicopters with the post-upgrade ability to detect all advanced ships and submarines, Russian Helicopters holding said Monday.

"With the new command and tactical system, the modernized Ka-27 will have the ability of panoramic view, detection of all types of ships and submarines," the holding's press service said.

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Russian Helicopters added that the new Ka-27Ms also boast an increased range in detecting and engaging targets. It said that the upgraded units have been fitted with modern types of real-time information transmission both to ground- and naval-based command centers.

The holding stated that it expected to complete the delivery of all eight Ka-27Ms by the end of 2016.

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