The heaviest among all the gunships...the airborne attack transport helicopter also known as the "Flying Tank" the superior in technology ever built by the Russian.
Mil Mi-24 Hind
The earlier version once used by the Soviet war in Afghanistan that lasted for nine years, Dec,1979 to Feb,1989 and proven for its high capability in bush land, desert and mountain terrain warfare and commando insertion and evacuation.
Being Malaysia the host country for LIMA (Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition), two attack helicopters were exhibited through LIMA 01 and 09 that drew crowd of enthusiasts both local and abroad alike. As a host country, Malaysia was regarded as top player and seems likely to purchase it, but eventually snubbed the show until LIMA 2013 and they never return, probably due to the defense and the economic factors .... perhaps with the conjuncture of 'Lahad Datu's Incursion' in Sabah will soundly reopen the new purchasing turn-key.