Russian Air Force got helicopters with equipment for group protection of aircraft from air defense system attacks within a radius of hundreds of kilometers – Ministry of Defense

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Three new Mi-8MTPR-1 helicopters, designed for reconnaissance and suppression of radio control systems of the enemy troops went on service of the Russian Air Force.

“This type of helicopters are fitted with a unique jammer that would ensure the protection for the group of airplanes, helicopters, unmanned aerial vehicles, ground vehicles and ships from air attacks and strokes of enemy’s air defense systems within a radius of several hundred kilometers, – official spokesperson of the Air Force Colonel Igor Klimov said on Wednesday.

According to him, the new system “is based on components of domestic production and has no analogues in the world.”

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