The potential of the Russian reconnaissance-strike helicopter of the new generation Ka-52 “Alligator” was appreciated by the General of the Egyptian Air Force.
As reported by the media, the Egyptian Air Force general, arriving at the production of the PJSC “Arsenyev Aviation Company Progress” named after NI Sazykin, was delighted with what he saw to receive the first Ka-52 vehicles under the export contract. The information about this was shared by POLITROSSIA, referring to the portal “Military informant”.
The Egyptian general carried out several test flights on the Ka-52. Including, with the shooting of guns and Nanami. Once on the ground, he enthusiastically stated that he had not met the quality of production, ergonomics, maneuverability, and the range of tasks that were being fulfilled for machines equal to the “Alligator”. At the same time, the general behind the shoulders have a great experience of flying on combat helicopters such as Mi-24, AN-64 Apache, UH-60 Black Hawk and Mi-8MT.
It is worth noting that, according to the contract, Russia will supply Egypt with 46 helicopters in 2017-2018.