January 15, the specialists of "Smiths" had a successful acceptance testing of liquid rocket engine NK-33A. After the engine has worked at the stand of the specified time, he was sent to the assembly hall of the plant to prepare for the handover.
The engine is designed for flight tests of the carrier rocket "Soyuz-2.1V", which is the developer of SRP "Progress Samara Space Center."
JSC "Kuznetsov" is the largest enterprise of aviation and space propulsion engineering. The company produces aviation gas turbine engines for gas compressor units of trunk gas pipelines, block-modular power plants, liquid-jet engines rockets, as well as outboard motors "whirlwind" for boats and yachts.