Kamov Ka-27

The Kamov Ka-27 (NATO reporting name 'Helix') is a military helicopter developed for the Soviet Navy, and currently in service in various countries including Russia, Ukraine, Vietnam, China, South Korea, and India. Variants include the Ka-29 assault transport, the Ka-28 downgraded export version, and the Ka-32 for civilian use.

A Russian Navy Ka-27 flying by USS Vella Gulf over the Gulf of Aden.
Role Anti-submarine warfare helicopter
National origin Soviet Union / Russia
Manufacturer Kamov
First flight 24 December 1973[1]
Introduction 1982
Status In service
Primary users Soviet Navy (historical)
Russian Navy
Ukrainian Navy
Indian Navy
Produced 1979–2010[2]
Developed from Kamov Ka-25
Variants Kamov Ka-31

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