Zvezda 1/48 Soviet Mi24V/VP Attack Helicopter
The Mi-24 (NATO code "Hind") combat helicopter was developed by the Exprerimental Designe Bureau of M.L. Mil in the late 1960s. The MIL-24V as introduced into service in the Soviet Army in 1976 and became the most widespread modification of this helicopter with more than a thousand built. The first combat test for Mi-24V was in Afghanistan, where it proved to be a reliable, well protected machine, effective against enemy troops. In addition to a variety of bombs and missile, the Mi-24V is equipped with a heavy 12.7mm four barrel YAK-B type machine gun on a rotary turret. Our kit allows you to build alternatively the Mil Mi-23VP version, armed with the 23mm GSH-23L twin barreled cannon. Both versions of Mi-24 took part in many conflicts and are still in use in Russia and many countries worldwide.