Tuesday, December 18, 2012

The Russian Testing New Helicopter Gunship Engine.

Russian leading aircraft engine maker OAO Klimov will soon start testing an advanced engine for attack helicopters .

The VK-2500 is produced under a special federal program to develop the country’s defense sector and allied industries, he said, adding that it is built using exclusively Russian-manufactured components.

The Russian 50 new engines are to be made next year for Ka-52 Alligator and Mi-28 Havoc helicopter gunships and, starting from 2015, a total of 400 are to be produced each year.


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