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Ukrainian army obtained two dozen modernized military helicopters, including Mi-24PU1 with ADROS complex protection
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UkrOboronProm State enterprise “Konotop Aircraft Repair Plant” Aviakon ” in 2016 repaired and modernized more than two dozen military helicopters for Ukrainian army.

Among those modernization of Mi-24PU1, equipped with modern electronics, new engines, powerful weapons, and has a high degree of protection that includes modern complex protection ADROS.

This complex foils heat-seeking missiles, protecting helicopter from man-portable air defense systems “Igla” and Stinger, as well as from air-to-air missiles type R-60 and R-73.

“State order has always been the priority for the enterprise. And, given the situation in the east of the country, Ukrainian army orders are fulfilled as soon as possible “- said Acting Director of State Enterprise “Aviakon” Ihor Marchenko.

Earlier reported Ukraine to produce the main American infantry weapon by NATO standards - M16 rifle.

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