#NewDelhi: Mi-17V5. It is the most trusted vehicle of the Indian Air Force. What if that sophisticated helicopter crashed in Kunnur with CDS Bipin Rawat and senior officers of Indian Army! Indian Air Force officials say such incidents are rare. This vehicle, one of the best of them all, has never been so treacherous. If so, what happened today? How this helicopter crashed! That is now under investigation. However, the features of this helicopter can be learned.
The IAF Mi17V5 Chopper is an important vehicle of the Indian Air Force. It is the most sophisticated and reliable of all the choppers in the Mi series that the Indian Air Force has. The Indian Air Force has Mi 26, Mi-24, Mi-17 and Mi 17 V5 series choppers. Transferring army officers from one place to another. In addition, in case of emergency, the troops also rushed to different places. The Air Force also uses this chopper for rescue work. This chopper is mainly used for civilian purposes. However, it can be fitted with light arms.
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In 2006, the Russian company entered into an agreement with the Government of India to supply 60 Mi-17V5 choppers. Similarly, in 2013, the choppers arrived in India. After that, the company got the order to make 61 more choppers. This chopper can fly smoothly in any geographical location. This chopper has no problem even flying over the desert.
This helicopter has the ability to float in Starboard sliding door, searchlight, parachute, emergency. The Mi-17V5 can fly up to 13,000 kg. It can fly with 36 armed forces. The glass cockpit has a multi-function display. There is also a night vision system. There are weather radar and autopilot systems.
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Shturm-V missiles, S-8 rockets, 23mm machine guns, PKT machine guns are fitted in this helicopter. Most importantly, these helicopters are surrounded by special plates. The fuel tank also has a special cover. Due to which it is less likely to explode. The maximum speed of this helicopter is 250 km per hour. Can fly 560 km continuously. The Mi-17V5 can fly at a maximum altitude of 6,000 meters.
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