Russia’s Ka-52K model helicopter could plug a gap in China’s naval defences. Photo: Getty Images Russia’s Ka-52K model helicopter could plug a gap in China’s naval defences. Photo: Getty Images
Russia’s Ka-52K model helicopter could plug a gap in China’s naval defences. Photo: Getty Images

China military: PLA in market for Russian Ka-52K heavy attack helicopters

  • China has struggled to come up with its own combat choppers for its new amphibious assault ships
  • Agreement would signal closer defence ties amid US hostility, observer says

Topic |   China's military
Russia’s Ka-52K model helicopter could plug a gap in China’s naval defences. Photo: Getty Images Russia’s Ka-52K model helicopter could plug a gap in China’s naval defences. Photo: Getty Images
Russia’s Ka-52K model helicopter could plug a gap in China’s naval defences. Photo: Getty Images
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