A pair of new Russian ‘submarine killer’ aircraft

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The Russian Naval Air Force has just launched the latest model of the Ka-27M submarine hunting helicopter and Il-38N anti-submarine reconnaissance aircraft, Livejournal reported on February 2.

The Russian Naval Air Force has just launched the latest model of the Ka-27M submarine hunting helicopter and Il-38N anti-submarine reconnaissance aircraft, Livejournal reported on February 2.

A pair of new Russian 'submarine killer' aircraft

This is the first modernized Ka-27M received by the Russian Navy, among 8 Ka-27Ms that the country’s navy ordered to upgrade at the Russian Helicopters group.

This is the first modernized Ka-27M received by the Russian Navy, among 8 Ka-27Ms that the country’s navy ordered to upgrade at the Russian Helicopters group.

A pair of new Russian 'submarine killer' aircraft

The Ka-27M helicopter is equipped with new combat systems, providing a panoramic view of the battlefield for the operator.

The Ka-27M helicopter is equipped with new combat systems, providing a panoramic view of the battlefield for the operator.

A pair of new Russian 'submarine killer' aircraft

The Ka-27M is capable of detecting advanced enemy surface ships and submarines thanks to the Kopyo-A phased array radar system with a maximum reconnaissance range of 250 km.

The Ka-27M is capable of detecting advanced enemy surface ships and submarines thanks to the Kopyo-A phased array radar system with a maximum reconnaissance range of 250 km.

A pair of new Russian 'submarine killer' aircraft

The Ka-27M can destroy enemy submarines with torpedoes and submerged bombs, or drop 36 sonar buoys to continuously monitor and indicate targets for submarine-hunting warships.

The Ka-27M can destroy enemy submarines with torpedoes and submerged bombs, or drop 36 sonar buoys to continuously monitor and indicate targets for submarine-hunting warships.

A pair of new Russian 'submarine killer' aircraft

The Il-38 aircraft was developed on the basis of the Il-18 aircraft for the purpose of maritime patrol, as well as hunting for strategic submarines carrying US ballistic missiles.

The Il-38 aircraft was developed on the basis of the Il-18 aircraft for the purpose of maritime patrol, as well as hunting for strategic submarines carrying US ballistic missiles.

A pair of new Russian 'submarine killer' aircraft

The aircraft is equipped with magnetic anomaly detection (MAD) sensors to hunt submarines and Berkut radar to identify targets on the surface.

The aircraft is equipped with magnetic anomaly detection (MAD) sensors to hunt submarines and Berkut radar to identify targets on the surface.

A pair of new Russian 'submarine killer' aircraft

The Il-38N model is completely modernized with a new radar, an electronic reconnaissance complex (ELINT) in a separate compartment above the cockpit and an infrared sensor (FLIR) under the nose of the aircraft.

The Il-38N model is completely modernized with a new radar, an electronic reconnaissance complex (ELINT) in a separate compartment above the cockpit and an infrared sensor (FLIR) under the nose of the aircraft.

A pair of new Russian 'submarine killer' aircraft

Russian ‘submarine killer’ aircraft duo

Il-38N aircraft on display.

Tu Quynh (Photo: Livejournal)

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