The Russian-made Kamov Ka-28 (NATO Designation: 'Helix-A') is a modification of the Kamov Ka-27; specifically, the Ka-28 is the export version of the Ka-27PL. The twin-engine Ka-28 uses the TV3-117VK turboshaft engine as opposed to the Ka-27's TV3-117VMA.
The Ka-28 is a Russian Naval anti-submarine helicopter. It is capable of tracking and destroying surfaced and submerged submarines to a depth of 500 m. Operations can be in day or night in any weather condition; in addition, the main rotor blades are foldable for storage and transport.
VTOL type: Helicopter
Lift configuration: Coaxial (x2)
Crew required: 3
Crew seating: Side-by-side
Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)
Overall Height: 5.40 m (17.7 ft)
Overall Length: 15.90 m (52.2 ft)
Overall Width: 15.90 m (52.2 ft)
Max Gross Weight (ground): 12000 kg (26455 lb)