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Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2010
Total Production: ?
Origin: Russia and Ukraine
Corporations: Klimov JSC and Motor Sich
Parent System: TV3-117
Initial Operational Capability (IOC):
Total Production: ?
Family Members: TV3-117 and TV3-117VMA-SBM1
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Description: The VK-2500 engine is an advanced version of the TV3-117VMA turboshaft intended to power the latest Russian combat helicopters such as Mi-28N, Ka-50 and Ka-52. Besides, the VK-2500 engine is also well suited for upgrading a wide variety of Russian helicopters such as Mi-14, Mi-17, Mi-24, Mi-28, Ka-32, Ka-50 and Ka-50-2. Compared to previous TV3-117 models features: lowest specific fuel consumption; lower weight-to-power ratio; higher reliability; longer service life; ease of operation and maintenance; good performance in harsh conditions including dust, smoke, hot climate and mountainous environment; and suitability for maritime operations. The VK-2500 engine has been selected to power the Mi-171M tactical transport helicopter due to enter service by 2013.

VK-2500 Applications

Combat Aircraft Ka-52 Alligator Mi-28NE Mi-28NM Mi-35M Private Aircraft Mi-171A1 Mi-171A2 Support Aircraft Mi-171M Mi-171Sh Mi-171Sh-VN Mi-17V-5 Mi-35MS Mi-8AMTSh-V Mi-8AMTSh-VA Mi-8MTPR1

VK-2500 Specifications

Emergency Power: 2,700 shp (2,014 kW)
Max Continuous Power: 1,750 shp (1,306 kW)
Max Power at TakeOff: 2,400 shp (1,790 kW)
Dry Weight: 300 kilogram (661 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
Meters (m)   Kilometers (km)   Nautic Miles (nm)   Inch (in)   Yard (yd)   Foot (ft)   Millimeter (mm)
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Shaft-Horse-Power (shp)

VK-2500 News

There are 8 news between
8 Jun 2010 and 7 Feb 2018
Wednesday, February 7, 2018Mi-171E2 Helicopter Performs Maiden Flight
Friday, July 21, 2017Russia to Supply China With 4 Mi-171E Helicopters
Friday, March 11, 2016Russian Defense Ministry Orders Three More Mi-8AMTSh-VA Helicopters for the Arctic
Wednesday, November 25, 2015Russian Ministry of Defense Takes Delivery of First Mi-8AMTSh-VA Arctic Helicopter
Wednesday, August 21, 2013Russian Helicopters Delivers 750th Mi-8AMT/Mi-171 Production Helicopter
Monday, December 17, 2012Klimov to Start Testing of VK-2500 Attack Helicopter Engine
Thursday, September 6, 2012China Orders 52 Mi-171E Transport Helicopters from Russia
Tuesday, June 8, 2010Russian Helicopters Unveils Key Characteristics of the Mi-171M Helicopter

Operators & Related Equipment

Engines powering 52 Mi-171E helicopters ordered in 2012

Grand Total 1047
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