Over October 3, the air defense missile units of Ukraine’s Air Force have destroyed three Russian Ka-52 helicopters and three unmanned aerial vehicles, reported Ukrainian MoD.
The relevant statement was made by the Air Force Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on Facebook, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.
“On September 30, 2022, the Air Force’s air defense missile units destroyed an enemy Ka-52 helicopter and three operational-tactical level unmanned aerial vehicles (presumably, Orlan-10),” the report states.
A reminder that, between February 24, 2022 and October 1, 2022, Russia’s total combat losses in Ukraine reached about 89,610 troops.
According to open-source intel tracker Oryx, Russia has lost at least 32 Ka-52 Alligator attack helicopters since Russia’s unprovoked attack on Ukraine began on Feb. 24.
According to Russian state media, the Ka-52 Alligator reconnaissance/attack helicopter is designed to destroy tanks, armored and non-armored vehicles, manpower, rotorcraft and other enemy aircraft on the frontline and in the tactical depth, in any weather conditions and at any time. The helicopter is furnished with modern avionics while its coaxial rotor system and enhanced longitudinal control enable it to effectively maneuver and perform complex aerobatic operations.
Russian arms export agency Rosoboronexport said that Ka-52 is a helicopter armed with armament complex and is capable to execute any combat task with high efficiency.
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