According to the director of TsAGI, in the OKB Kamov, work will soon begin on creating a flying laboratory of a promising high-speed helicopter (PSV) based on the Ka-52. Work on the creation of PSV are conducted in two directions at once: one is carried out on the basis of the existing Mi-brand machines, the second involves the creation of a fundamentally new machine. And engaged in OKB "Kamov".
Earlier it was reported that three projects of a promising high-speed helicopter with a different aerodynamic design scheme will be submitted to the Russian Defense Ministry for consideration. Russian military will be offered: 1. Classic helicopter with one main and one tail rotor. 2. A helicopter with a combined power plant, where, in addition to the rotor, there are additional propellers on the sides of the hull, pulling the helicopter forward. 3. Machine with a twin-screw coaxial design with rigid rotors and an additional pushing screw in the tail.
The total PSV requirement is a maximum speed of more than 400 km / h, cruising speed is from 360 km / h and higher.