United Engine Corporation (CSD) completed bench tests of the VK-2500P engine, assembly of the first production samples of engines for modernized “Night hunters” Mi-28nm. This was reported by the press service of Rostec.
Bench tests of the VK-2500P engine, designed for installation on a modernized helicopter “Mi-28nm” finished (…) the power plant fully complies with the declared characteristics and is ready for mass production
– said the press service of the.
According to the executive director of the JSC “UEC-Klimov” Alexander Vatagin, the assembly of the first production samples of the engine has already begun.
Engine implemented solutions, allowing to manage resource characteristics depending on specific operating conditions. In terms of its technical capabilities and performance, VK-2500P meets the most modern requirements, for helicopter engines
– he explained.
VK-2500P - modification of the VK-2500 engine, based on the experience of using helicopters in Syria. Compared to base engine, the new version has an upgraded automatic control system and a protective system, which restores the normal operation of the engine when it is stopped, in case of ingress of powder and exhaust gases and the occurrence of surge.
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