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Nikolai Patrushev visited the plant Rosvertol.
In Rostov-on-Don, secretary of the Security Council took to the air in combat helicopter Mi-28N Night Hunter "as the second pilot.
May 19 Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev, who visited a working visit to Rostov-on-Don, personally acquainted with helicopter gunships, the new generation of "Night Stalker".
Helicopter Plant Rosvertol Patrushevu showed the process of assembling combat helicopter Mi-24P, transport Mi-26T helicopter and small MI-2.
After the demonstration flights of the "Night Hunter", the Secretary of the Security Council expressed a desire to watch the maneuvers, while in the helicopter. To do this, he changed into a special flight suit and sat in the car as a second pilot.
Mi-28N Night Hunter is one of the best combat helicopters of the world, he is able to fight the clock and under any weather conditions.
By 2015, about 40% of helicopters in the armed forces of Russia will have to be new or upgraded. Within five years, the RF Air Force to buy 400 combat and transport helicopters landing. The ranks of the Air Force will join the attack Mi-28, Ka-52 "Alligator" and modernized Mi-8. In addition, "Helicopters of Russia have started to create the fifth-generation combat helicopter.