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Mi-2 HOPLITE

Specifications
Country of Origin Russia
Builder MIL / PZL Swidnik
Date of Introduction 1965
Role Transport, cargo, reconnaissance, trainer, search and rescue, liaison, armed support
Similar Aircraft Hirundo A109, Mi-8 Hip
Blades Main rotor: 3 Tail rotor: 2
Rotor diameter 47 ft, 6 in (14.6 m)
Length rotors turning: 17.4 m / 57 ft
fuselage: 11.9 m
Height 3.7 m
Weight Maximum Gross: 3,700 kg
Normal Takeoff: 3,550 kg
Empty: 2,372 kg
Engines 2x 400-shp PZL GTD-350 (series III and IV) turboshaft
Maximum speed 220 km/h
Cruising speed 194 km/h
Fuel Internal: 600 liters
Internal Aux Tank: N/A
External Fuel Tank: 238 liters ea.
Range Maximum Load: 580 km
Normal Load: 340 km
With Aux Fuel: 790 km
Ceiling Service: 4,000 meters
Hover (out of ground effect): 1,000 meters
Hover (in ground effect): 2,000 meters
Vertical Climb Rate 4.5 m/s
Standard Payload Transports 6-8 troops or
700 kg internal cargo or
800 kg external load on 4x external hardpoints.
Armament
  • 23-mm Automatic Cannon, NS-23KM:
    Range: (practical) 2,500 m
    Elevation/Traverse: None (rigidly-mounted)
    Ammo type: HEFI, HEI, APT, APE, CC
    Rate of Fire (rpm): (practical) 550
  • 7.62-mm or Pintle-mounted Machinegun:
    (may be mounted in left-side cabin door)
    Range: (practical) 1,000 m
    Ammo type: HEFI, HEI, APT, APE, CC
    Rate of Fire (rpm): (practical) 250
    OR
  • 12.7-mm or Pintle-mounted Machinegun:
    (may be mounted in left-side cabin door)
    Range: (practical) 1,500 m
    Ammo type: API, API-T, IT, HEI
    Rate of Fire (rpm): (practical) 100
  • 1 - 23-mm automatic cannon
  • 1 - 7.62-mm or 12.7-mm MG
  • 4 - AT-3c/SAGGER ATGM
  • 4 - SA-7b/GRAIL missile
  • 2 - 57-mm Rocket pods (16 each)
  • Twin or single fixed 7.62-mm or 12.7-mm MG
  • External fuel tanks (liters)
AVIONICS
  • The cannon is pilot sighted, and fire is adjusted
  • by controlling the attitude of the aircraft.
  • The Mi-2 is primarily a daylight only aircraft.
Survivability Main and tail rotor blades electrically deiced.
Crew 1 (pilot)
Cost
User Countries Azerbaijan, Burma, Bulgaria, CIS, Cuba, Czech Republic, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Hungary, Libya, Nicaragua, Poland, Slovakia, Syria, Ukraine



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