Border Guards base in Lankaran, near the border with Iran on Caspian coast.
Cockpit of Mi-35M (last 2 photos)
Main differences from Mi-24:
New main and (x-shaped) tail rotor from Mi-28
New, more powerfull VK-2500 engine
Shorter wings, ability to carry 16 ATAKA anti-tank missiles, aswell Igla air-to-air missiles if necessary
23mm twin-barrel gun
Fixed landing gear
Improved counter-measures and protection
Azerbaijan ordered total of 36 Mi-35M.