The KA-52 Alligator is one of the most efficient military attack helicopters in the world today. Russia has used the rotary wing helicopter in various theaters for any type of weather, including the ongoing invasion of Ukraine.

The attack craft has had some successes in the war thus far and has inflicted heavy losses on the Ukrainian Armed Forces (ZSU). Nevertheless, the Alligator is beatable and could become combat inefficient for several years at the rate they have been removed.

What is the KA-52?

The Kamov KA-52 Alligator is designed as a two-seat variant of the Kamov KA-50 by the Russian defense company of the same name. Electronic warfare systems (EWS) and radar warnings are incorporated in the 52’s for all weather-purpose operations.