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Ukrinmash introduces new KT-112UD light combat helicopter at IDEX 2017

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Ukrinmash introduces new KT-112UD light combat helicopter at IDEX 2017
 
The Ukrainian defense company SE «Ukrinmash», which is a part of the SC «Ukroboronprom», unveiled a new concept of light combat helicopter at IDEX 2017. Dubbed “KT-112UD”, this project has been designed to fight against armoured targets, low and medium altitude aircraft.
     
Ukrinmash introduces new KT 112UD light combat helicopter at IDEX 2017 640 001A scale model of the Ukraine-made KT-112UD light combat helicopter
     
The KT-112UD is a light attack and reconnaissance helicopter similar to the US-made OH-58D Kiowa Warrior, or to the Chinese Z-11WB helicopter unveiled at Zhuhai Air Show 2016. It is a further development of the Aviaimpex KT-112 Yanhol.

The KT-112UD is powered by two Rotax 914 turbo-charged engines, each developing 115 hp. The helicopter has a cruising speed of 180 km/h, a static ceiling of 1,200 m and a service ceiling of 4,000 m.

In its armed variant, the KT-112UD can be used against ground and air targets. It can be armed with four Barrier-V antitank guided missiles, six Strela 2/Igla man-portable air defense systems, and one machine gun PKT. It features a gyro-stabilized gimbal with thermal camera and control channel of the ATGM. The KT-112UD has a maximum payload of 430 kg.

Navigation and radio equipment include two CD-20 Alternator (27V) generators, a Bendix/King KCS-55A heading system, King KY 96A COM XCVR-28V radio station, and on-board system of automatic monitor and flight data recording system.