The Russian-Ukrainian joint venture in 2012 in Moscow will build engines for small-size korotkoresursnyh guided air missiles, said Monday the Chairman of the Board of Directors of JSC "Motor Sich" (Ukraine), Vyacheslav Boguslaev.
"In 2012, the joint venture in Dubna will be ready for the SKD new engines. Negotiations are underway for the production of one of the Dubna P95 engine modifications. Order for these engines is a high degree of readiness "- said Boguslaev.
In addition, according to him, in 2012 in Dubna is scheduled to begin assembly of the MC-350 engines that have gathered in Kiev, reports "Interfax".
"Engine of the MS-350 has successfully completed the ground test bench, showing the design characteristics", — said Vyacheslav Boguslaev. He did not elaborate on what missiles will be installed new engines P95 and MC-350.
"JV was created not only for the production of new engines P95 and MC-350, but also for the maintenance and repair of existing engines R95" — said Boguslaev.
According to him, the Russian Defense Ministry is pursuing a correct policy, believing that all military equipment that goes into a complete set of the Armed Forces of Russia, shall be manufactured in Russia.
Earlier Vyacheslav Boguslaev reported that investment in the project amounted to $ 5 million. The company will maintain and collect the rocket engines. In addition, the site will be located in Dubna warehouse components for aircraft engines Zaporozhye for civil and military helicopters.
The engine family R95TP-300-300 R95TM created for the Kh-59M and X-35. Serial production of R95 — 1982. The total output of the tens of thousands of copies. It is known that the thrust P95-300 cruise missiles X-55 is 362 kg.
The engine used is single-shaft axial scheme with two-stage fan and a six-speed high-pressure compressor, driven two-stage axial turbine. Due to the fact that the engine is not installed centrifugal compressor, managed to place inside the engine main drive units and units run.
Modification R95TM-300 has a maximum thrust of 350 kg. Specific fuel consumption is 0.80 kg / kg of thrust. Weight 95 kg. Altitude — up to 6 km. Speed — up to 0.9 M.