Russia moved production mainly from Ukraine for helicopters Mi-8 and Mi-17 VK-2500 engines on the Russian base, said General Director of "United engine Corporation" Vladislav Masalov.
"Shifting production of the VK-2500 is fully on Russian basis have already been implemented. Today the "Russian" cooperation is formed. We have already collected 10 engines, two of them were expressed to the customer for qualification tests, which ended in March, the report agreed with the customer, "said Masalov RIA "Novosti" held in Le Bourget international aviation and space salon Paris Air Show.
according to his statement, it " gives you the opportunity to start mass production of engines of the design documentation in enterprises cooperation." Minimum objective this year is to produce a 60 series motors entirely of Russian components ", drew the attention of the head of the JDC." As for our company "Klimov" near St. Petersburg, and there completed the 1st phase of construction engineering and manufacturing complex, implemented at the expense of own and borrowed funds. All the new production and administration building put into use, and completed the installation and commissioning of equipment, " said Maslov. First of these engines were supplied to the Russian Federation from the Ukrainian company " Motor Sich ", but military-technical relations with several countries now fully completed on the initiative of Kyiv. The APC added That the Russian defense industry to 2016 will be able to collect per year on a 100 engines for helicopters Mi-8, first serialized in Ukraine. Remember, may 29, Kazan motor building production Association (KMPO) stated That 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. At the same time the Vice-Premier of RF government Dmitry Rogozin Rogozin called the timing of replacement of the Ukrainian ship engines for Russian - it will be 2018.