The Soviet Army increasingly prefers for a number of reasons to use helicopters
over fixed-wing aircraft for close air strikes. The Mi-24 Hind armed helicopter has
evolved into a formidable weapons system with great battlefield survivability.
Soviet / US Selected Tactical Aircraft 40 NOVOSTI / SOVFOTO 039 Two new
attack helicopters , ... to the fighter - bomber force significantly reduce the Soviets
' capability for battlefield interdiction and direct fire support to their ground forces .
The Soviets, who had previously regarded the helicopter only as a transport
vehicle suitable for rear area logistical support, ... Soviet commanders appreciate
the fact that the helicopters can operate over the battlefield in more adverse
... Spiral GREECE POLIND BY PAUL BEAVER LONDON First pictures of
Poland's new armed battlefield helicopter , the PZL ... the Sokol is a completely
new helicopter which will replace the Mil Mi - 2 ' Hoplite ' in Polish and Soviet
Below : The Bell UH - 1 ' Huey ' did more than any other machine to establish the helicopter as a mature system . not a few ... Meanwhile , the Soviet Army , which
had also been a keen proponent of battlefield helicopters , introduced the Mil Mi ...
Author: David Miller
Publisher: Bdd Promotional Book Company
Category: Political Science
Examines modern combat tactics and the way in which modern warfare is conducted, discussing traditional combat units, support organizations, rapid deployment forces, and nuclear and chemical weapons
From 1945 until Stalin's death in 1953 the Soviet Armed Forces remained slaves
to the military doctrine and ... It is believed in the West , on the other hand , that battlefield helicopters should be flown by Army pilots because they should have a
One of the cornerstones of Soviet military doctrine is the necessity of attacking the
enemy's forces throughout the depth of ... Soviet battlefield helicopters are a part
of the Air Force's Frontal Aviation command , rather than being an independent ...
Author: Anthony Robinson
Publisher: Gallery Books
Category: Business & Economics
Presents a detailed examination of the capabilities and the shortcomings of the Soviet air forces
... the post Soviet era more than 450 airlines have been registered in Russia and
CIS countries , replacing the single Aeroflot ... The prototype Sikorsky - Boeing
RAH - 66 Comanche battlefield helicopter prototype has made its first flight at the
85 : 4350 The Soviet battlefield helicopter Chris Donnelly Def Helo World 4 / 1
Mar - May 1985 pp40 - 50 , 5 photos . Assesses developments in Soviet doctrine
on the employment of helos in a conventional war . The Soviets believe that a ...
Category: Armed Forces
Comment and abstracts & citations of important articles from international military and defence periodicals.
A large number of airborne , air assault , Spetnaz , and helicopter aviation officers
, on the other hand , have served in Afghanistan . It is in this ... They fought in
small , separate elements on a non - linear battlefield against a tough enemy .
Other Soviet Battlefield helicopters include the Mi - 10 Harke flying crane , and
the latest development , the powerful 80 - place , 56,000 kg ( 123,200lb ) Mi - 26
Halo , which is thought to have entered service in 1983 in Afghanistan ; there are
Only one other country has been able , and then only in part , to match the
development of the US battlefield helicopter , namely Soviet Russia . The Soviets
have tended to concentrate their efforts around the development of even larger
Author: Hugh W. Cowin
Category: Technology & Engineering
Briefly outlines the history of the helicopter, looks at the models currently used by the world's armed forces, and describes the helicopter's role in combat, military transport, and rescue work
One advantage of helicopters in the reconnaissance role lies in their versatility
and flexibility . They can perform a ... World War II experience , however ,
indicated that most Soviet tactical battlefield reconnaissance was performed by
Author: John Erickson
Category: Soviet Union
En bog om Den røde Hær omfattende en redegørelse for den historiske udvikling fra 1941-1985, en analyse af hærens operationsprocedurer, om normer i hæren, hærens flyvevåben, og endelig en vurdering af verdens mest veludrustede hær.
As the AH - 1 is heavily armoured and extremely manoeuvrable , the ZSU - 23 - 4
would be even more effective against transport helicopters . However , US battlefield helicopters have radar homing and warning equipment that will alert
Author: David C. Isby
Publisher: Janes Information Group
Category: Political Science
Describes and evaluates Russian tanks, artillery, aircraft, nuclear, biological, and chemical weapons, and infantry weapons, and summarizes Soviet war strategies and military philosophy
Should the political swing towards a more open Soviet society become
established this will further complicate this balance . • Broaden the Scale of the
Battlefield . The substantial increase in the numbers of Soviet battlefield helicopters and the ...
31*70 years ago in 1918 the 3rd All-Russia Congress of Soviets adopted “The
Declaration of the Rights of the Toiling and Exploited People. ... He had been
admitted to the Communist Party and promoted to helicopter commander and he
had passed for a military pilot 2nd class. it ... But, after a few minutes' respite, one
of the crews was detailed to transport wounded Afghan soldiers from the battlefield.
Author: President Defense Forecasts Inc and Chairman Barry M BlechmanPublish On: 1987-10-20
The Soviet helicopter has assumed a new importance on the battlefield and will
be used for a greater variety of missions . In addition to its application on the
NATO battlefield , the helicopter has been essential to Soviet operations in ...
Author: President Defense Forecasts Inc and Chairman Barry M Blechman
WEST EUROPE Soviet helicopters armed for alr - to - air , haye CB protection
Viewing air combat between helicopters as ... to operate for short periods in
contaminated areas , Sergei Sikorsky told a battlefield helicopter symposium in
Described as more agile and more powerful than previous battlefield helicopters ,
it appears to be in the class of the US Army ' s AH - 64A Apache , though with
more powerful engines . It would be reasonable to assume that the dynamic parts