Currently, work is underway to develop a set of design documentation, which will be created until 2023
ZHUKOVSKY /Moscow region/, July 24. /TASS/. The Russian Helicopters holding company of the Rostec state Corporation has agreed on technical specifications with suppliers for the project of a promising marine helicopter "Lamprey". This was stated to TASS at MAKS-2021 by Andrey Boginsky, General Director of the Russian Helicopters holding company.
"Now we are working on the development of a set of design documentation, which will be created until 2023. Last year, we received advances and brought them to the suppliers. All technical specifications have also been agreed with each of the suppliers, " he said.
Within the framework of the Army-2020 forum, Russian Helicopters Holding signed a contract with the Ministry of Defense for development work on a promising deck helicopter "Lamprey". In the future, it should replace the Ka-27 multi-purpose ship helicopter. The helicopter is designed primarily for detecting, tracking and destroying submarines. The dimensions of the helicopter will be tied to the ship's standards, and the machine itself will receive modules for installing weapons.