TASS: export modifications Mi-28NM and Ka-52M will receive the missile “Product 305E” and Mi-28NM will receive a new missile “Product 305E”. This is reported by TASS with reference to the Deputy General Director of the High-Precision Complexes holding (part of the Rostec state corporation) Sergei Mikhailov.
During the EDEX 2021 arms exhibition, a representative of the enterprise noted that the Ka-52M and Mi- 28NM will receive a new rocket. According to him, the Product 305E will increase the firing capabilities of helicopters.
Sergei Mikhailov stressed that the Product 305E was the first Russian multipurpose ammunition for helicopters. This allows strike vehicles to hit all types of targets.
In October, the Russian Ministry of Defense agreed on the price of the first Ka-52M helicopters. The cost of each vehicle was 75 million rubles.
In September, the Izvestia newspaper reported that the Product 305 light multipurpose guided missile (LMUR) had confirmed its combat capabilities during tests. The ammunition is intended for attack aircraft, attack and transport helicopters. Military expert Alexei Leonkov noted that the dimensions of the missile allow equipping LMUR attack drones.
In March 2019, a TASS source said that the Mi-28NM helicopter would receive the Product 305 missile. He noted that the helicopter will be able to carry up to eight missiles. The range of the “Product-305E” ammunition will be 14.5 kilometers.