AMO-7211 1/72 Kamov Ka-52 Alligator Soviet Attack helicopter model kit
AMOdel 1/72 Kamov Ka-52 Alligator Soviet Attack helicopter model kit. Pic.1
Ka-52 Alligator - modification for Ka-50 'Hokum' with nose redesigned for crew of 2, sitting side-by-side; 'intellectual support' helicopter destined to lead the Ka-50.
|Main rotor diameter|| 14.50m|
|Length||15.90m (with rotor)|
|Max take-off mass||11400kg|
|Max horizontal speed||310km/h|
|Max side sliding speed||80km/h|
|Max backward speed||90km/h|
|Max vertical speed||8m/s (at 2500m)|
|Practical range||530km (without extra tanks)|
|Max flight time||3.0-3.5 hours (with extra tanks)|
|Max expluatation overload||3.0|
Optics locator «Samshit». Tompson's termovision station (France). Telescopic/laser collimated tracking system (up to 15km). Top-mounted «Arbalet» radar. Four color multifunction LCD displays. Front window pilot's display. Helmet mounted seeker/tracker for operator. Doubled flight controls (can be used as a trainer). K-37 ejectable seats. Stealth technology.
Two Klimov TV3-117VMA 2200hp with VR-80 reductor (more powerful engines can be used with the same reductor, 2500hp engines are planned with short "emergency mode" of 2800hp).
30mm gun 2A42 (as for BMP-2, BMP-3, BMD-2, BMD-3, "Pantsyr") with selective round feeds. Four undercarriages. Up to 12 supersonic anti-tank missiles "Vikhr-M" with laser guidance and tandem warhead. X-25ML AA-missiles (up to 15km) with laser semi-active guidance. 2-4 R-73 or 8-16 "Igla-V" AA-missiles.
Independant Military Review No 28, 1997
01-Jul-1997 the first official flight of Ka-52
The Ka-52 «Alligator» was piloted by the test-pilot Alexander Smirnov and test-engineer Dmitry Titov. Ka-52 has 80% unified modules from Ka-50 «Black Shark». Max weight of 10.4t; two TVZ-117VMA turbojets of 2200hp each; max alt of 3600m; max speed of 300km/h; max range of 520km; termovision. Main goals: recco, target distributing, close combat support. 2t of combat load consists of 12 supersonic anti-tank missiles, 80 uncontrolled rockets, bombs, 23mm or 30mm guns, 2 AA missiles "Igla". Ejectable seats. Ka-52 (two seats) can be used as a trainer for Ka-50. The cockpit armor endure hits of 23mm bullets. All weather operation. Chief designer Sergey Mikheev.