Home of Russian Alligators: The Place Where Ka-52 Attack Helicopters Are Built

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In Summer 2017 the first Kamov Ka-52 Alligator attack helicopters are expected to be delivered to foreign buyers for the first time. So far these war machines have only been employed by Russian Aerospace Forces.

This gallery offers you a tour of a helicopter plant where these fearsome and deadly weapons are being assembled.

© Sputnik / Vitaliy Ankov / Go to the photo bankKamov Ka-52 Alligator is a twin-seat modification of the Ka-50 Black Shark attack helicopter.
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Kamov Ka-52 Alligator is a twin-seat modification of the Ka-50 Black Shark attack helicopter.
© Sputnik / Vitaliy Ankov / Go to the photo bankWorkers at the Ka-52 Alligator helicopters assembly workshop of the Progress Aviation Plant in the Primorye Territory.
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Workers at the Ka-52 Alligator helicopters assembly workshop of the Progress Aviation Plant in the Primorye Territory.
© Sputnik / Vitaliy Ankov / Go to the photo bankA worker at the Ka-52 Alligator helicopters assembly workshop at the Progress aviation plant in the Primorye Territory.
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A worker at the Ka-52 Alligator helicopters assembly workshop at the Progress aviation plant in the Primorye Territory.
© Sputnik / Vitaliy Ankov / Go to the photo bankKa-52 Alligator attack are built at the Progress Aviation Plant in the Primorye Territory.
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Ka-52 Alligator attack are built at the Progress Aviation Plant in the Primorye Territory.
© Sputnik / Vitaliy Ankov / Go to the photo bankKa-52 Alligator helicopter performs a demo flight at the Progress Aviation Plant in the Primorye Territory.
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Ka-52 Alligator helicopter performs a demo flight at the Progress Aviation Plant in the Primorye Territory.
© Sputnik / Vitaliy Ankov / Go to the photo bankThe development of Ka-52 began back in 1994, with the helicopter performing its first flight in June 1997.
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The development of Ka-52 began back in 1994, with the helicopter performing its first flight in June 1997.
© Sputnik / Vitaliy Ankov / Go to the photo bankWorkers at the Ka-52 Alligator helicopters assembly workshop of the Progress Aviation Plant in the Primorye Territory.
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Workers at the Ka-52 Alligator helicopters assembly workshop of the Progress Aviation Plant in the Primorye Territory.
© Sputnik / Vitaliy Ankov / Go to the photo bankKa-52 is designed to conduct battlefield reconnaissance, provide target designation, support and co-ordinate group attack helicopter operations, and can engage both enemy armored vehicles and helicopters.
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Ka-52 is designed to conduct battlefield reconnaissance, provide target designation, support and co-ordinate group attack helicopter operations, and can engage both enemy armored vehicles and helicopters.
© Sputnik / Vitaliy Ankov / Go to the photo bankA worker at the Ka-52 Alligator helicopters assembly workshop of the Progress Aviation Plant in the Primorye Territory.
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A worker at the Ka-52 Alligator helicopters assembly workshop of the Progress Aviation Plant in the Primorye Territory.
© Sputnik / Vitaliy Ankov / Go to the photo bankThe helicopters coaxial rotor system and two VK-2500 turboshaft engines allow it to operate at an altitude of over 5,000 meters.
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The helicopters coaxial rotor system and two VK-2500 turboshaft engines allow it to operate at an altitude of over 5,000 meters.
© Sputnik / Vitaliy Ankov / Go to the photo bankAssembly of the Ka-52 Alligator helicopters at a workshop of the Progress Aviation Plant in the Primorye Territory.
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Assembly of the Ka-52 Alligator helicopters at a workshop of the Progress Aviation Plant in the Primorye Territory.
© Sputnik / Vitaliy Ankov / Go to the photo bankKa-52 surpasses foreign helicopters like AH-64D Apache Longbow and Eurocopter Tiger in terms of maximum payload, flight speed, and hover and service ceilings.
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Ka-52 surpasses foreign helicopters like AH-64D Apache Longbow and Eurocopter Tiger in terms of maximum payload, flight speed, and hover and service ceilings.
© Sputnik / Vitaliy Ankov / Go to the photo bankWorkers at the Ka-52 Alligator helicopters assembly workshop of the Progress Aviation Plant in the Primorye Territory.
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Workers at the Ka-52 Alligator helicopters assembly workshop of the Progress Aviation Plant in the Primorye Territory.
© Sputnik / Vitaliy Ankov / Go to the photo bankThe helicopter's armament consists of 2A42-1 30mm gun, laser-guided 9K121 Vikhr anti-tank missiles and S-8 unguided rockets.
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The helicopter's armament consists of 2A42-1 30mm gun, laser-guided 9K121 Vikhr anti-tank missiles and S-8 unguided rockets.
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