Kazan motor building production Association (KMPO) in the composition of the list of measures of import substitution has mastered the production of a number of nodes of the VK-2500 engine, which is mounted on the Mi-8 and Mi-17, said the chief of the Bureau of marketing and advertising KMPO Arthur Askarov.
"Passed certification audit of air starter and exhaust pipe. We are ready to start their mass production. In the final stage power turbine and nozzle unit", said he, RIA " Novosti ". According to his statement, " the fact of passing certification tests gives KMPO right mass-producing these sites. Work is performed under contract between St. Petersburg company " Klimov ". Before the engines VK-OTS to the Russian Federation from the Ukrainian company " Motor Sich ", but in the past year, the Ukrainian head Petro Poroshenko banned military-technical cooperation with Russia.