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A delegation led by the Defense Minister of India Rajnath Singh paid a business visit to St. Petersburg at the UEC-Klimov enterprise, a member of the United Engine Corporation of Rostec State Corporation.
During the visit the Defense Minister of India was presented with the main product line of the enterprise and the key stages of the production process. The guests visited the mechanical line, assembly and testing workshops.
Rajnath Singh inspected the TV7-117ST turboprop engine at the 30th test facility. The rated power of this engine is 3100 hp. at maximum take-off mode and 3600 hp - at high emergency mode. The power plant includes a new AB-112 prop of increased traction. The latest modification of the TV7-117ST - the TV7-117ST-01 engine - is the base for the power plant of the Il-114-300 passenger aircraft.
In the assembly workshop, members of the delegation got acquainted with the production of VK-2500 and TV7-117V helicopter engines, saw one of the most important developments of the enterprise - the RD-33MK airplane engine for a sea-based jet fighter. The engine is adapted for long-term operation in a marine climate, has an increased traction, thanks to which the fighter can take off from the deck of an aircraft carrier without the use of a launch catapult.
During the meeting with the management of the enterprise, Rajnath Singh praised the research and development potential of the UEC-Klimov, the quality and scale of the contemporary production complex.