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The blow of the Russian "Crocodile": spectacular shots from the cabin

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The flying Kalashnikov was the so-called Mi-24 universal attack transport helicopter, which, like the AK assault rifle, became one of the symbols of the military-industrial complex of the USSR.


After the massive use of the Iroquois Bell UH-1 transport helicopter in Vietnam, as well as the appearance of the lightweight Bell AH-1 Cobra, the Soviet government decided to create a rotary-wing aircraft that includes the best qualities of both the transport helicopter and the assault helicopter. . So it turned Mi-24 - unpretentious "Crocodile", well-proven in many conflicts around the world.

The helicopter was actively shipped to the Warsaw Pact countries. At the moment, Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic are armed with more than 40 Mi-24 various modifications. The latter also operates 20 Mi-35 helicopters. Czech Air Force regularly use "Crocodiles" in military exercises. One of these spectacular moments was filmed.

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  1. Vard
    Vard 9 January 2018 13: 12
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    There are no analogues ... the world's only heavy fire support helicopter ...
  2. Chichikov
    Chichikov 9 January 2018 15: 47
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    Carefully, taking care of the opponent (slave, if anything, add) and beautiful ...
  3. Nasty
    Nasty 9 January 2018 21: 09
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    This is not Russian camouflage. Rather, a la Venezuela or the country of the former "camp".
    1. Bronevick
      Bronevick 9 January 2018 22: 24
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      Czech Air Force, the description for the video says
  4. bronik
    bronik 10 January 2018 14: 44
    +1
    What is the video about? Dozens of much more interesting stories about "crocodiles" can be found in one minute.
  5. Igor Kompaniets
    Igor Kompaniets 14 January 2018 03: 32
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    only time spent. Where effectively did the author see ???