Previously, it was clear that Ka-52K will receive a number of innovations, compared with the base model helicopter. Namely, the car will be equipped with a folding mechanism of the blades and consoles also reinforced chassis, which will allow the helicopter to land on the deck during a strong pitching. It is also possible that Ka-52K will be installed brand new avionics and radar systems, and updated nomenclature of arms with the introduction of the specificity of marine machinery.
Under an agreement with France for the Russian Federation will be built two class ship "Mistral", the first of which could enter service in the Navy 2014, and the second — in 2015. In addition, two more helicopter carriers will be built under license in Russia, but the agreement on this has not yet been signed. Price treaty with France amounted to 1.2 billion euros, of which 980 million euros will go specifically to the construction of the "Mistral". The remaining funds will izderzhat for training crews, adapt documentation and the purchase of licenses for certain technologies