Russian Ka-52 Alligator Combat Helicopter Creates a Sensation at Le Bourget

Issue 45 - August 2013

Paris Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec and a leading global designer and manufacturer of helicopters, and Rosoboronexport showcased the latest Ka-52 Alligator combat helicopter at the Paris Air Show.

The helicopter made its international debut on the first day of Le Bourget with a spectacular program full of aerobatic manoeuvres that was one of the highlights of the 50th Paris Air Show. The display, in front of Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu and Rostec CEO Sergei Chemezov, was the talk of the show and created new export opportunities for this advanced helicopter, highlighting the competitiveness of Russian military technologies in the global market place.