A Mi-28 Havoc. (Image © Russian Ministry of Defense)

Russia orders trainer version of Mi-28 Havoc attack helo

Russia has ordered a new trainer version of the known Mi-28 Havoc attach helicopter. The first of a batch of Mi-28UB trainer versions are to be delivered in 2018, according to an agreement signed in Moscow by the ministry and Russian Helicopters.

The Mi-28UB features dual controls, providing both crew members with the ability to fly the helicopter . The new version also brings improved ergonomics and should support pilots in maximizing the  full combat potential of the Havoc.

At the same time, Russia also ordered additional Mi-26 Halo heavy transport helicopters.

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Featured image: A Mi-28 Havoc. (Image © Russian Ministry of Defense)