Russian Army receives first Mi-28N Night Hunter attack helicopter
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  • Reports noted that the Russian military has received the first of six Mi-28N Night Hunter attack helicopter, which is an advanced version of the Mi-28 attack helicopter manufactured by Rostvertol in southern Russia. The modified helicopter is designed to conduct hunter-killer missions against main battle tanks, ground forces, helicopters, and armour, in all-weather conditions. Powered by two TV3-117VMA turbo-shaft engines producing 2,200 shaft hp each, the helicopter has a combat range of up to 450 kms and over 1,000 kms without the external fuel tank1.