Russia to replace Ukrainian engines For the joint heavy lift helicopter Mi-26 generators on the base of the PD-14, said the first day of the week Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin.
"We have confirmed Chinese colleagues that through the further development of a line of gas generators, which are created on the host of promising PD-14 engine, We can apply it For the engine of a heavy class helicopter ", – the words Rogozin news Agency.
"For the Chinese side this is important because they do not wish to follow the path of internationalization of the project, as it puts us in dependence on third countries, especially such an extremely unstable at the moment, as the Ukrainian state", - has noticed the Prime Minister. Rogozin said that the development of its own line of gas generators decide all the problems with the engine replacement Mi-26, which are now heavily dependent on Ukrainian supplies. Remember, in may, the Ukrainian government has terminated a contract between the governments of Ukraine and Russia on military-technical cooperation. In the past year, experts said that the refusal to cooperate with Russia in the military-industrial complex almost completely deprive Kiev of military industry. From the cessation of military-technical cooperation with Russia, Ukraine will lose a lot more.