Kamov Ka-50/Ka-52 Hokum

The Kamov Ka-50 Akula (NATO name Hokum) was the first coaxial gunship helicopter. It was developed in the 1980s but only adopted for service in the Russian Army in late 1990s which preferred the Mi-28 Havoc.

Contrary to other gunships, the Ka-50 Hokum-A was a a single seat helicopter. Kamov, jointly with Israeli Air Industries, developed a tandem-seat cockpit version for the export market, named Ka-52 Alligator NATO name Hokum-B.

Kamov Hokum Ka-50

Kamov Hokum Ka-50

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