Air International 1982-05
The Kamov Helix illustrated is now being introduced into Soviet Naval Air Force service as a successor to the Hormone in the ASW role. The photograph was taken during its initial deployment from the guided missile destroyer Udaloy witnessed by western observers during last September's exercise Zapad-81.
The photograph from Stefan Naerlich showing a Bell UH-1 carrying SOTAS sensors on and under the fuselage.