Deck Ka-C built for the helicopter carrier type "Mistral" in the future have the opportunity to get a new onboard radar station that will enable them to apply anti-ship missiles Kh-31 and Kh-35, said 1st Deputy General Director and inconstruction Corporation "Phazotron-NIIR" Yuri Guskov.
He explained that currently Decked Ka-52 is equipped with the same radar station "Crossbow" development " Phazotron-NIIR ", as usual. According to Gorbachev, the millimeter-wave radar provides the tasks in the coastal area, do not require a large range." As the situation with the "Mistralian hung, we propose to make wider parameters deck version of the helicopter, with the introduction of its upgraded on-Board radar station with integrated measuring frequency range, which will increase the detection range of up to nearly 200 km and will provide the ability to use anti-ship missiles Kh-31 and Kh-35," said Guskov news Agency. In the past year Arsenyev aviation Company "Progress" to them. Sazykina (included in "Helicopters of Russia" ) received from the Russian military order on the party deck Ka-K for Mistrale ". The first 3 cars the customer was obliged to get up to the end of the previous year. France built by the order of Russia two Mistral. One of the helicopter carrier is ready for transfer, but France has suspended the supply of provisions in Ukraine. In the case of final refusal to supply Moscow two Mistral France will have to pay Russia for about 3 billion euros. Russia has already prepared all the documents for submission to the court of France. As said defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, paid by France compensation for breach of contract will be sent to the program of rearmament of the Russian army. At the same time, according to the editor of "national defense" Igor Korotchenko, a political decision of the leadership of France provided for in the contract at Mistral in the form of force majeure releasing the French side from the payment of any penalties. Remember, the head of the French Republic Francois Hollande after held in Minsk summit on the situation in Ukraine, said that the rules for the transmission of the first Russian Mistral is still not done. February 12, French foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said that the implementation of the Treaty between Russia and France on the production and delivery of helicopter carrier type "Mistral" still on time stopped, despite the positive results of the meeting in Minsk. On the first day of the week the head of the Ministry of defense Jean-Yves Le Drian said that the question of the supply of Russia's helicopter carrier type "Mistral" is not on the agenda.