Mil Mi-24

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Mil Mi-24
Role Military helicopter
National origin USSR/Russia
Manufacturer Mil
First flight 19 September 1969
Status In service, in production
Primary user Russian Air Force
Produced 1969 - present
Number built 2,648

Mil Mi-24 (Russian: Мил Ми-24; NATO reporting name: Hind) is a large helicopter gunship and attack helicopter. It can serve as a troop transport and an attack helicopter at the same time, unlike other helicopters at the time which only were one of those at a time.