Watch — Russian Attack Helicopters Blast Islamic State
Mi-28 flies into action over Palmyra
Russian attack helicopters have played a key role support Syrian regime forces taking back territory the regime lost to Islamic State. A videographer spotted a high-tech Mi-28 copter over the ancient city of Palmyra in late March.
Other Russian attack helicopters in Syria include the Mi-35 and the Ka-52, the latter specializing in supporting Special Operations Forces.