Perm Motor Plant (PMZ) in the next five years, has no plans to resume production of the D-30F6 engines for MiG-31 fighter, told journalists the head of the Perm Mission of Management Company "Joint engine Corporation (JDC), Vladimir Satyukov.
"In the next five years, the D-30F6 engine, we do not, that's for sure. It was like a large reduction of armaments in the Russian army, and today we have only on-site costs about 200 engines, which came to repair, but no longer in demand, - he said.
In turn, managing director of PMZ Michael Dicheskul reported that the RCD has decided to engage in the Perm Motor Plant production of gas turbine units (GTU) with capacity 32 MW on the basis of spent D-30F6 engines.
"Let's do power of 32 MW gas turbine-based engines D-30F6, spent. This can be done at existing facilities," - he said.
Perm Motor Plant performs serial production of aircraft engines for civil and military aviation, industrial gas turbines for power plants and transportation of gas.
Formerly head the Air Force Colonel General Alexander Zelina said that modernizing the Air Force long-range fighter-interceptor MiG-31B, with an expanded range of altitudes and flight speeds and is capable of thanks to the unique on-board radar (BRLS) to act in the absence of information support for ground and air control points .
Advanced range of heights and speeds of flight the MiG-31B is the basis for further enhancing its combat capabilities, especially in regard to its multifunctionality. The unique flight characteristics of aircraft and its BRLS can be successfully used for the effective destruction radioizluchayuschih and radiokontrastnyh ground and surface purposes, air reconnaissance, "- said A. Zelina.
"In 2008, the first deliveries to troops upgraded fighter-interceptor MiG-31BM" - he said.
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