​Another russia’s Ka-52 Alligator Helicopter Was Shot Down by Ukrainian Paratroopers

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The smoke in the distance shows where the russian helicopter fell down
The smoke in the distance shows where the russian helicopter fell down

Warriors of 25th Separate Sicheslav Airborne Brigade of the Air Assault Forces of Ukraine's Armed Forces shot down an enemy Ka-52 Alligator helicopter using an soviet-made Igla man-portable air defense system (MANPADS)

That is according to the post published on the brigade’s official page on Facebook.

Another russia’s Ka-52 Alligator Helicopter Was Shot Down by Ukrainian Paratroopers, Defense Express
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"The Sicheslav paratroopers "landed" the enemy Alligator - combat helicopter Ka-52 with a well-hit shot from the "Igla" MANPADS!

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This is the newest unit of the Russian combat aviation, which has been produced since 2008, is armed with a gun installation with a laser guidance system, an anti-tank missile system, aerial bombs and other weapons," the post reads.

As it was stated on the 25th Separate Sicheslav Airborne Brigade’s official page on Facebook, the cost of such a helicopter is about $16 million.

Ukraine's paratroopers shot down an enemy Ka-52 Alligator helicopter using an soviet-made Igla MANPADS, Defense Express
Ukraine's paratroopers shot down an enemy Ka-52 Alligator helicopter using an soviet-made Igla MANPADS

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