Russia announced that it has delivered nine Chinese ship-borne helicopters card 31 (Figure)
Data Figure: Russian-made carrier-based early warning card, -31 helicopter
According to the Russian military Equality Network June 23 report, the Russian defense export company delegation Sergei Kamenev ? Cole 22 attended the Paris Air Show, announced, to provide China with nine card-31 radio reconnaissance helicopter contract with the target instruction has been fulfilled.
Russian media said Kohl, said Brezhnev, respectively, after China ordered nine Russian Ka-28 anti-submarine helicopters and nine cards -31. All of these helicopters are Ku Meier aviation production company responsible for manufacturing pottery. The first two cards delivered in 2010 -31, the first three were delivered in January this year.
Russian media said, in February 2010 it announced the China card orders -31 9 news helicopter. Military experts point out that China’s purchase of the card so the number is likely to be at -31 for the “Kuznetsov” aircraft carrier of the test preparation, and the helicopters are sufficient to equip two carrier battle group. Meanwhile, imports of card -31 move also shows that the Chinese navy will be fully armed, “Kuznetsov” aircraft carrier, although its main purpose is for training, but will be equipped with weapons and radar systems.
Russian media said the card is the card -29 -31 developed on the basis of a fleet of carrier-based reconnaissance and target designation radio helicopter, primarily used to provide fleet air defense warning, and communications in both Following the guidance function. Its maximum takeoff weight of 12.2 tons, cruising speed 220 km/h, service ceiling 3500 m, maximum range of 600 km. Machine equipped with E-801M Flat radar antenna, 6 meters long, 1 m wide, total weight 200 kg. Radar Folding usually stored in the body, when work started in the lower body to the speed of rotation every 10 seconds. The radar can identify 200 targets simultaneously detect and track 40 targets, to search and track low-altitude, low altitude flying of small targets, aircraft, helicopters, cruise missiles, early warning distance of up to 120 km, the distance of the small vessels of the early warning up to 200 km above the target of an early warning for large distances of up to 300 kilometers. In addition, it can other ships, aircraft and satellite reconnaissance information to obtain real-time data transmission to the appropriate destination, in order to achieve information sharing fleet.
Russian media said the card -31 radio reconnaissance and target designation helicopters and warships, aircraft and ground equipment will be coordinated so that carrier-based, air and shore-based weapons performance to 1.5 times the original. In the same combat tasks to complete when using the card only cost -31 long-range early-warning aircraft with large fixed-wing one-twentieth. (Compass)