Crews made a flight from the Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant to the place of permanent deployment. In total, helicopters flew more than 2 thousands of kilometers long,says the release of the Eastern District.
Soon the crews of the helicopters will start the planned combat training.
The press service recalled that "Mi-8AMTSH helicopters are designed to transport personnel, cargo inside the cabin and on the external load, they can also be used to carry out rescue operations, carry various weapons."
Machines received enhanced armor (lightweight ceramic-metal armor), as well as new avionics. The helicopter avionics complex "also includes weather radar, pilot night vision goggles, satellite navigation equipment and infrared equipment." The complex of defense of the helicopter includes a system for shooting traps ASO-2В and screen-exhaust devices.