Russia’s Kamov Design Bureau has “accidentally” leaked images showing the Russian future high-speed helicopter, which is being developed for the Russian Armed Forces.
Images of the supposed helicopter, which have been reportedly taken during a presentation of the new helicopter, have appeared in social media.
According to reports, Sergei Mikheyev General Designer of the Kamov Design Bureau has recently presented the helicopter concept drawings to an unknown group. Mikheyev reportedly said that the new technologies will produce higher speeds (up to 700 km/h) and better fuel efficiency that could make the US military very worried.
The new helicopter will utilize new engines, internal weapons bays, side-by-side cockpit, an improved coaxial rotors design, canards and a fighter-shaped wing. The concept will be also eqquiped with an infrared heat suppressing systems and various fuselage contour constructions with internal weapons bays as a stealth technology to avoid detection.