Russian Defense Ministry to Receive Initial Batch of Engines for Tu-160

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Russian Defense Ministry will receive the initial batch of engines NK-32 to re-engine strategic bomber Tu-160 at the end of 2016. This was announced by the CEO of United Engine Corporation Vyacheslav Masalov.

“Initial batch of aircraft engines NK-32 from second stage of state tests, consisting of four units will be transferred to the Ministry of Defence at the end of 2016,” Masalov said.

He stressed that in these engines it will be used exclusively Russian components and assemblies.

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