Mi-24V / Mi-35 “Hind E” Mi-24V (Hind-E) is another improved version a development of Mi-24D. The major change consists of the upgraded and more efficient SHTURM – V missile system with 9M114 (AT-6 Spiral) radio-guided anti-tank missile launched from two pairs of cylindrical pods mounted on wingtips. Also added were B-8V rocket pods for 20 80 mm S-8 rockets, UPK-23-250 pods with two-barrel Gsh-23L and 250 rounds, GUV9A universal pods which can carry a 30 mm 9-A-800 automatic grenade launcher, or one 12.7 mm 9-A-624 four-barrel machine gun and two four-barrel 7.62 mm 9-A-622 machine guns.
It was equipped with TV3-117V engines with improved height characteristics and optional exhaust mixer boxes to cool exhaust gasses, and auxiliary fuel tanks with a capacity of 450 litres. Since the War in Afghanistan, Mi-24Vs received a radar homing and warning system (RHAWS), infra-red countermeasures (IRCM) and an active IRCM jammer. This equipment was also fitted to some late Mi-24Ds, which have sometimes been referred to as Hind Ds Mod. The degraded version exported outside the Warsaw Pact was called Mi-35.
- Detailed fuselage with accurate design.
- Canopy made from clear parts.
- 5 sprues.
- Length: 366mm.
- Rotar: 360mm.
Finely detailed cockpit & gear cabin. Photo-etched parts included.
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