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Tupolev assigned Tu-95MS with the upgraded engines to the Russian Ministry of Defense for official joint testing
Russian Aviaton » Friday April 20, 2018 18:10 MSK
Tupolev (member of the United Aircraft Corporation), assigned Tu-95MS with the upgraded power unit to the Russian Ministry of Defense for the official joint testing.
The strategic missile carrier Tu-95MS was delivered to the Ministry of Defense State flight-test center for official joint testing (OJT).
Tu-95MS is equipped with the upgraded turboprop engines НК-12МПМ developed and manufactured by "Kuznetsov" and propellers АВ-60Т manufactured by "Aerosila". The upgraded power unit provides enhanced aircraft payload, takeoff performance, flight range and other characteristics.
Tu-95MS is a modification of Tu-95 (under NATO codification: Bear). The most high-speed turboprop production missile carrier in the world. It forms one of the essential components of strategic nuclear triad of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.
Turboprop aircraft engine NK-12
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