The multi-role all-weather combat Ka-52 "Alligator" helicopter is a genuinely twin-seat derivative of the Ka-50. It's intended to get a great deal of combat tasks in daytime and night conditions. This is a a commander helicopter of the army aviation aimed growing the efficiency of group combat helicopter operations.
Coaxial-type Ka-52 helicopter differs from one its predecessor by a wider nose part and twin-seat crew cockpit where the pilot ejection seats seem to be arranged side-by-side. Both pilots have full controls of these helicopter without having any limitations. The helicopter could be employed as a trainer. High flying qualities of these coaxial helicopter combined with distinctive manoeuvrability allow the helicopter to perform combat maneuvers within the minimum air region and with the shortest time to gain an advantageous attack position.
Numerous weapons choices for the helicopter seem to be achieved by arranging a movable high-speed firing gun starboard of the helicopter, and six available external wing stores with other various combination of anti-tank missiles, rockets, "air-to-air" missiles, gun ammunition of a container type and bombs of different caliber. from the point of view of these weapons power the "Alligator" is comparable With the "Black Shark" helicopter and it is superior to all or any existing combat helicopters.