Air Warfare

PREMIUM: Alternative engine option emerges for PAK-DA

8th October 2020 - 16:00 GMT | by Leonid Nersisyan in Moscow

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​An engine that would have powered a long-cancelled Russian supersonic tactical bomber has emerged as a potential alternative to a proposal based on the NK-321, but how realistic is this prospect?

A new possibility emerged at the  Army 2020 exhibition in Moscow in August as to the powerplant for the prospective Tupolev PAK-DA strategic bomber.

Soyuz Aero-Engine Scientific and Technical Complex shed light on a prototype of the R119-300 engine, which has a maximum afterburner thrust of 19,800kgf and a ...

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