United Engine Corporation (UEC, is a "Oboronprom") entered into a contract with the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) to supply 156 engines PS-90A-76.
The contract value is more than 30 billion rubles.
It is about 39 machines Il-76MD-90A (IL-476), which will put the KLA Ministry of Defence as part of last year's arrangements. Transfer of aircraft to the customer will begin in 2014, but the first shipment of engines UAC is planned for late 2013.
Certified in 2003, the PS-90A-76 significantly improves the performance of Il-76MD-90A. The engine meets not only current, but also promising standards and requirements of the ICAO noise and emission of harmful substances, which allows the aircraft to operate in any part of the world.
Compared with the model D-30KP-2 PS-90A-76 can be reduced by 17-19% fuel consumption and a 25% increase in range. Even at 15% (60 tons) increased payload aircraft.
"The contract signed today will allow APC to begin production of large series of engines for civil aircraft — said at the signing ceremony, General Director Vladislav UEC Masalov. — Thanks to agreements with the KLA, we can including effective to build long-term cooperation with our suppliers of aggregates, components and raw materials. "
Deliveries of the first batch of power plants will begin later this year. Manufactures engines Perm Motor Plant, which is included in the DCS.
Ministry of Defence signed a contract in October, in the presence of Russian President Vladimir Putin. The deal — now formed part of the consolidated order from the state agencies. Security and military agencies to 150 aircraft across the product line jab at the $ 6.6 billion previously estimated the UAC President Mikhail Pogosyan. Putin said in October that the order is on the Il-76MD — the largest in the Russian aviation industry. "This is the first good as new aircraft, which the Russian aviation industry has made over the last 21 years" — ITAR-TASS quoted the words of the head of state.
To date, the series produced 74 PS-90A-76, which operate on the wing Il-76TD-90, Il-76MF, A-50 aircraft (airborne early warning and control system based on the Il-76) in the airlines of the four countries of the world ( Russia, Azerbaijan, India and Jordan). During this time, the motor in practice confirmed its high performance. The total operating time of the PS-90A-76 is very close to 190 thousand hours. Engine leader as of July 1, 2013 has turned out 10,646 hours (2,889 flight cycles) without repair.
Total production of more than 400 family engines PS-90A. 345 engines currently in use. The total operating fleet of 3.2 million hours.