Tuesday 28 June 2022 12:42 AM Moment Ukrainian fighters down Russian helicopter worth £12million with ... trends now

Tuesday 28 June 2022 12:42 AM Moment Ukrainian fighters down Russian helicopter worth £12million with ... trends now
Tuesday 28 June 2022 12:42 AM Moment Ukrainian fighters down Russian helicopter worth £12million with ... trends now

Tuesday 28 June 2022 12:42 AM Moment Ukrainian fighters down Russian helicopter worth £12million with ... trends now

Bullseye! Ukrainian soldiers use British-made Starstreak surface-to-air missile to shoot down ANOTHER Russian helicopter worth £12million in incredible long range shot Ukrainian 95th Air Assault Brigade troops used a Martlet Manpads missile to attack nearby Russian Kamov KA-52 helicopter in Zhytomyr, north west Ukraine The Russian helicopter is called 'Black Shark' and has a price tag of £12million Earlier this month Britain vowed to join the US to send long-range missile systems to Ukraine to fend off the Russian invasion, defying Putin's warnings

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This is the striking moment Ukrainian fighters shoot down a high-tech Russian helicopter worth £12million with a British-made surface-to-air missile.

Soldiers from the Ukrainian 95th Air Assault Brigade, based in Zhytomyr, the north west of Ukraine, used a Martlet, known as Starstreak in the UK, missile to attack the nearby Russian Kamov KA-52 helicopter.

The Russian, single-seat attack helicopter is nicknamed the 'Black Shark' and has been described as Russia's 'deadliest helicopter' because of its battlefield management system which allows it to share data with other aircraft to coordinate attack operations.

Despite its £12million price tag, it was not able to spot the Ukrainian missile in time as within 30 seconds of the Martlet being launched, the KA-52 was shot down.

The Martlet missile is a lightweight surface-to-air weapon developed for the UK by Thales Air Defence, named after the martlet, a mythical English bird that never roosts.

It was designed to be launched from a range of air, land and sea platforms at a variety of targets, with super high precision which reduces the

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