Helicopter engines VK-2500, manufactured in St. Petersburg, will consist entirely of Russian parts, which will go from complete dependence and even partial dependence on foreign acquisition librarians. This was said at a meeting with Prime Minister Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, the press service of the Russian government.
"In essence, it will allow us in 2013, next year to make 50 of these engines. They are necessary for the two types of helicopters — for the Ka-52, the so-called" Alligator "and the Mi-28 — a" Night Stalker " . This two modern machines. Overall, we expect that in 2015, "Klimov" will produce between 400 and VK-2500 engines, that is, in fact, we will be able to equip 200 helicopters taking into account both time and spare engines, "- said Dmitry Rogozin.
Arsenyev Aviation Company "Progress" Sazykina name, located in the town of Arsenyev, Primorye, is today one of the largest enterprises vysokoosnaschennyh, unique aircraft carrier and raketostroitelnyh technologies.
The card of AAK "Progress" are fighting attack helicopters Ka-50 — the famous "Black Shark" design "Kamov". Parallel development is a double version of Ka-50 — CA-52, known as "Alligator". In addition, mastered for export and for the Ministry of Defence supersonic cruise missile complex "Mosquito-E."
VK-2500 engines produced by JSC "Klimov"
Turboshaft engine VK-2500 is designed to modernize Mi-8MT/Mi-17 medium helicopters, Mi-24, Mi-14, Ka-32 and Ka-50, Mi-28, etc. The engine VK-2500 engine is a further development of the family TV3-117 and differs from the base engine TV3-117VMA increased by 15-20% performance in power, the introduction of the new digital system for automatic regulation and control typeFADEC, as well as extended life. In 2000-2001. the engine has completed certification (IAC AR Type Certificate number ST197-AMD) and government development testing. Full compatibility with previous modifications, provides the ability to upgrade the existing helicopter fleet in the shortest possible time.
Due to the improved characteristics of the engine VK-2500 ceiling helicopter increases by 30% climb — 50% increased capacity 1000-2000 kg (depending on the type of helicopter), while simultaneously increasing the speed and maneuverability of the helicopter improved. With these qualities, helicopters acquire fundamentally new capabilities for operation in high altitude areas and hot climates.
VK-2500 engine has an extraordinary power mode — 2700 HP, used in case of failure of one engine, which significantly increases safety.
Flexible setup and serviceability
The engine has three options for setting power, and at the request of the customer can be set to any of them. This will allow the best use of your helicopter and will provide savings in fuel.
SERVICE AND SUPPORT
JSC "Klimov" provides a full range of engineering services, overhauls VK-2500 engines. When the engine repair TV3-117can be implemented in version upgrade VK-2500, thereby greatly enhancing the performance characteristics of helicopters.
Developed in 2001
Power Class — 2500 hp
Mounted on the modification of the Mi-17, Ka-32, as well as the latest military Mi-28, Ka-52 and Mi-35.
VK-2500 engines in the power plant of the Mi-17-B5 has been tested in the mountains of Tibet.
Engine life can reach 9000 hours
Perfect for replacement engines TV3-117 on the existing fleet of helicopters.
The main technical characteristics of the VC-2500: