CHAPTER 3: Weapons and Equipment


Section IX: Helicopters

Rotary Wing Aircraft

Mi-8
HIP

Mi-17
HIP H

Mi-24
HIND D/E/F

Mi-28N
HAVOC

Gazelle (FR)

mission

utility, transport

utility, transport

Attack, close support

Attack, close support

Light attack utility

gun

12.7-mm

12.7-mm

30-mm HIND F
12.7-mm HIND D/E

23-mm

30-mm

2 x 7.62-mm

ATGM

AT-2c

AT-2c, AT-3c

4-16

AT-2c HIND D

AT-6c HIND E/F

16 AT-6/9/16

AT-3, HOT

rockets

57-mm

57-mm

57-mm or

80-mm

57-mm

57-mm, 68-mm, 2.75"

bombs

250-kg, 500-kg

250-kg, 500-kg

250-kg, 500-kg

AAM

Matra Mistral, SA-7

take-off weight (kg), normal

11,100

11,100

11,100

2000

maximum, hovering take-off

12,000

13,000

12,000

10,400

service ceiling (m)

3500

5000

5500

4100

speed maximum at sea level (kph)

230

260

335

300

280

range, normal payload (km)

460

495

480

470

1100 w/drop tanks

710

ferry

950

950

1050

crew

3

3

2

2+1

1 or 2

passengers

24

24

8

2

remarks

Troops can fire personal weapons through windows. 4 external hard points.

Improved version of Mi-8MT, upgraded engines, 6 external hard points

This system is not operationally fielded in any armed force.

 

Rotary Wing Aircraft

Ka-50 HOKUM

MD 500 (US)

UH-1H (US)

BO-105 (GE)

Lynx (UK)

mission

Attack, close support

general purpose, light attack

Utility

general purpose
light attack

general purpose
attack

gun

2A42 30-mm cannon

7.62-mm

7.62-mm

20-mm

2 x 20-mm

ATGM

AT-16

TOW

HOT

TOW

HOT

Hellfire

TOW

rockets

80-mm

70-mm, 2.75"

Sura 80-mm

bombs

250-kg, 500 kg

AAM

AA-11 Archer

Stinger

take-off weight (kg), normal

9800

1361

4100

2380

2578

maximum, hovering take-off

10,800

1610

4309

2400

4535

service ceiling (m)

7000

4635

3840

4203

3538

speed maximum at sea level (kph)

310

221

229

241

260

range, normal payload (km)

455

540

465

318

540

ferry

1342

1342

crew

1

2

2

2

2

passengers

2

11

3

10

remarks

Armored cockpit withstands 23-mm fire and windscreen withstands 12.7-mm fire.

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Any changes from the 1998 OPFOR Battle Book are depicted in GREEN printing.  Last updated on 13 April, 1999
For any comments, additions, deletions, or modifications for this Battle Book contact
LTC Bill Bryan.

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