Delegation headed by Indian Defense Minister Rajnath Singh has paid a work visit to Saint-Petersburg’s UEC-Klimov (which is incorporated in United Engine Corporation of State Corporation Rostec).
During the visit the Indian Defense Minister was familiarized with the product range of the enterprise and key stages of the production process. The guests have visited mechanical, assembly and test workshops.
At the 30th test cell Mr. Rajnath Singh inspected the TV7-117ST turboprop engine. The power of this engine makes up 3,100 h.p. at the maximum takeoff power and 3,600 h.p. — at the increased emergency power. The power plant comprises new AV-112 propeller of increased thrust. The TV7-117ST-01 engine, which is the TV7-117ST newest modification, is the baseline engine for the power plant of Il-114-300 passenger airplane.
In the assembly workshop the delegation members familiarized themselves with the production lines of the VK-2500, TV7-117V helicopter engines, saw one of the most important product designed by the enterprise — the aircraft RD-33MK engine for the seaborne fighter. The engine is adapted for operation at the maritime climate, features an increased thrust, owing to which the fighter takeoff from the aircraft carrier deck is possible without use of the catapult launcher.
During the meeting with the top management of the enterprise Mr. Rajnath Singh put a high value on the scientific-design capacities of JSC “UEC-Klimov”, the quality and the scale of the up-to-date production complex.