Russia Makes First Batch Delivery of Mi-28NE Helicopter to Algeria

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Russian Helicopters Corporation has started the export deliveries of Mi-28NE Night Hunter attack helicopters. The first batch reportedly has been delivered to Algeria.

Russian media has reported that Algeria had ordered 42 helicopters.

The Mi-28NE “Night Hunter” has the following capabilities in missions

  • Can provide fire support for forward ground forces;
  • Acting as part of the anti-tank reserve;
  • Accompanying and supporting tactical airborne assault and airborne assault force units;
  • Combating enemy tactical airborne assault forces;
  • Combating low-speed, low-altitude airborne targets.
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