Starting in the Mi-24 D
model, the well-known nose with two tandem 'bubbles',
may now be seen on all Mi-24s. New set of avionics
(including sophisticated wind direction sensors)
were introduced to improve Weapons Aiming in
quickly changing Combat situations.
To improve survivability
in Land warfare, the rotor blades aluminum structure
was replaced by steel spars and fiberglass skin.
The New titanium hub is designed to resist 20mm
cannon strikes, and has armored wind-screens.
Many other aluminum parts were also replaced
by titanium or steel, making the Mi-24, a Helicopter
which is "more difficult to shoot down
than any other".
Mi-24 D also carries the
improved Phalanga-P Anti-Tank Missile complex,
incorporating a Raduga-F ( Rainbow-F ) Semi-automatic
guiding system. This upgrade allowed doubling
the accuracy of a strike. Gyrostabilizing guidance
systems allowed the Helicopter's maneuvers within
+/-600 yaw. The Remotely Controlled Machinegun
-USPSU-24 - was also linked to Gyroscopic systems
to introduce Automatic Aiming Correction.