Russia is reviving the "submarine killer"

Andrei Shibitov, Deputy General Director of the Russian Helicopters aircraft manufacturing company, spoke about the holding’s plans to resume production of anti-submarine Mi-14 helicopters, called “submarine killers”.




“From the beginning of 2016, we are ready to carry out development work on the renewal at the new technological level of the Mi-14 type machine. An engineering note has been prepared for the Ministry of Defense, in which the appearance of the car will be presented, and our approaches to the implementation of this project, ”he quotes Rossiiskaya Gazeta.

Shibitov noted that currently two options for implementing the program are being considered - a local upgrade of the existing machine and a significant update of the Mi-14, which turns it into a conceptually new machine. In particular, it is planned to install new avionics, blades and Russian VK-2500 engines, working in tandem with auxiliary power units of the TA-14 type.

Re-launching the production of amphibians Mi-14 is dictated by the needs of the Russian Ministry of Defense. In addition, there are other customers who need amphibious helicopters to organize the rescue of people on the water and work in the conditions of the Far North.

It is worth recalling that the Kazan Helicopter Plant was involved in the production of the Mi-14 from 1973 to 1986. This amphibious helicopter has an airtight bottom, floats for better stability, a hydroacoustic station to search for submarines, a set of weapons for their destruction, including the 8F59 nuclear depth bomb, which is guaranteed to destroy any submarine within a kilometer radius.

Production of these machines was stopped under US pressure after the Mi-14 destroyed a NATO submarine in Soviet territorial waters. "Killers of submarines" were removed from service, but it seems that in the near future, these helicopters will return to service in an updated form.
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  1. made13 8 October 2015 12: 01 New
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    Again we will enjoy landing on water on the day of the Navy! Hooray!
    1. ShturmKGB 8 October 2015 12: 03 New
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      and what is the story of the destroyed American submarine? It is interesting to know, discard the Old, who is in the know.
      1. kil 31 8 October 2015 12: 10 New
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        ShturmKGB
        and what is the story of the destroyed American submarine? It is interesting to know, discard the Old, who is in the know.

        We didn’t drown this fake. They simply drove, there was no order, no one took responsibility for what to order. hi
        1. lelikas 8 October 2015 12: 34 New
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          Quote: Kil 31
          We didn’t drown this fake. They simply drove, there was no order, no one took responsibility for what to order.

          Here, and then they fanned from a fly, not even an elephant, but a dinosaur! So legends are born ..
          Meanwhile, all the commanders of surface, submarine and air ships of the Russian Navy - WITH A HOLIDAY!
          1. crazyrom 9 October 2015 07: 05 New
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            after the Mi-14 destroyed in the Soviet territorial waters of NATO submarine

            in fact, unfortunately, not destroyed. But found in our territorial waters and cornered, it remains only to be guaranteed to destroy, but the leadership did not have enough balls.
      2. Varyag_1973 8 October 2015 12: 11 New
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        By the way, is it true who is in the know about the destruction of NATO submarines ?! Very interesting!
    2. oleg-gr 8 October 2015 12: 04 New
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      The elimination of the legacy of Tagged continues.
      1. ARES623 8 October 2015 12: 18 New
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        Quote: oleg-gr
        The elimination of the legacy of Tagged continues.

        It would not be bad to see him in a Basmanny court as the accused of treason, before he died. And he will die, I will come and spit in his grave.
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        2. Ledorub 8 October 2015 14: 37 New
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          I warn you in advance that the line to the swamp will be long. I’ll bring all of my own. Take sandwiches and accordion. There will be no flowers.
        3. Ledorub 8 October 2015 14: 46 New
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          Why did you delete the comment? I just wanted to spit too. Really break for the "accordion"? Well, I was going to! And judging by the advantages of ARES623, I'm not the only one.
        4. ver_ 9 October 2015 08: 45 New
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          ... soon you will see in the coffin, do not grieve very much ...
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    4. vodolaz 8 October 2015 12: 17 New
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      What good news)
    5. Good me 8 October 2015 12: 19 New
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      Andrei Shibitov, Deputy General Director of the Russian Helicopters aircraft manufacturing company, spoke about the holding’s plans to resume production of anti-submarine Mi-14 helicopters, called “submarine killers”.


      Rather, it would be to say that the RF Ministry of Defense instructed the holding to consider the possibility of resuming production and implement it ...

      After all, everyone understands that without a customer, things would not budge.

      And another interesting fact, a great interest in the civilian version of the helicopter was shown by Gazprom, which needs amphibious helicopters for operation on offshore platforms ...
      1. Lt. Air Force stock 8 October 2015 14: 00 New
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        We need a new anti-submarine aircraft based on the Tu-204SM. Helicopters far from the coast cannot carry out anti-submarine activities without a base ship.
  2. Wolka 8 October 2015 12: 01 New
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    long time ago this production was restored ...
    1. vovanpain 8 October 2015 12: 06 New
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      Quote: Volka
      long time ago this production was restored ...

      If we restore, a good spit to the hunchback for his conversion and a good stake in the grave of the Alconaut will be.
    2. NEXUS 8 October 2015 14: 39 New
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      Quote: Volka
      long time ago this production was restored ...

      The good news would be to resume the production of ekranoplanes of the Lun type, and submarines of the Piranha class, only taking into account new developments and, naturally, with Russian accessories.
  3. aszzz888 8 October 2015 12: 02 New
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    And it looks like a completely peaceful helicopter! smile
    1. seregakursk 8 October 2015 12: 09 New
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      In appearance, a peaceful helicopter could carry depth bombs with an apple of 1 Kt capacity.
      In general, a beautiful helicopter, it is good that its production will resume.
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  5. Arktidianets 8 October 2015 12: 06 New
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    Did we destroy the NATO boat? Comrades, who is in the know?
  6. Arktidianets 8 October 2015 12: 07 New
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    Did we destroy the NATO boat? Comrades, who knows? Shed light
    1. Laksamana besar 8 October 2015 12: 41 New
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      This was not there, there was a persecution of the American nuclear submarines by the Mi-14 crews in our territorial waters for more than a day and preventive bombing, there was an order for destruction and its subsequent cancellation, the boat left.
      More from about the 27 minute:
  7. klaus16 8 October 2015 12: 13 New
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    In principle, the Mi-14 differs from the Ka-27Pl in its greater range and greater carrying capacity. The presence of balonettes is now a moot point. Both have both GAS. Torpedoes, bombs, buoys, they both carry. There are no giant differences. Kamovsky is more resistant to wind by sector. Something like this.
    1. jovanni 8 October 2015 18: 49 New
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      But what if Ka 27PL can land on water?
  8. roskot 8 October 2015 12: 13 New
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    They paid an expensive price, for Gorbatov’s permanent residence. The aspen stake is a reward to him.
  9. Rostislav 8 October 2015 12: 22 New
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    The return to operation of anti-submarine helicopters is great news!

    PS Now life has gone, damn it - no matter the day, one news is better than the other. Airplanes in Syria do not miss, the Caspian Sea was very pleased, helicopters will add a lot of headaches to the Americans ...
  10. pia
    pia 8 October 2015 12: 24 New
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    Russia kneels, only to kiss the flag or undo the berets.
  11. Anchonsha 8 October 2015 12: 31 New
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    How many of our weapons we killed at the whim of some Mesavites from power, how many novelties the Pind-Sam left for just that and all for the sake of the fact that the USA became a friend of the fucked-up Gorbachev.
  12. barclay 8 October 2015 12: 34 New
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    Production of these machines was discontinued under US pressure after the Mi-14 destroyed a NATO submarine in Soviet territorial waters. "Killer submarines" were withdrawn from service
    What amoeba were the leadership of the country!
  13. evil partisan 8 October 2015 12: 49 New
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    The Mi-14 destroyed a NATO submarine in Soviet territorial waters.

    The couple didn’t hear anything like that. Enlighten dear! hi
    1. Laksamana besar 8 October 2015 12: 58 New
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      http://topwar.ru/83973-rossiya-vozrozhdaet-ubiycu-podlodok.html#comment-id-50628
      09
  14. Mic1969 8 October 2015 13: 24 New
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    Oh, if they still revived the “hundred”, Old developments and with a new filling, I think it would be very cool.
  15. TIO1969 8 October 2015 13: 47 New
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    there will be a right decision if the Mi-14 is reborn. In Kazan, there will be a holiday! He was made at the Kazan helicopter. Most likely, the staff is still working, who was involved in this machine.
    Considering that this helicopter can be used in at least three versions - anti-submarine, rescue and as a minesweeper - it has potential both in Russia and for export. All of Southeast Asia, most likely, will not mind getting hold of such cars.
    It is only important that they would not just restore production, but, using basic developments, would make a qualitatively new product.
    1. pint45 8 October 2015 15: 35 New
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      In 1970-72 YEARS, this machine had to be serviced in Feodosia; however, at the moment, all the electronics are old, and even this whole element base cannot be assembled
  16. kirpich 8 October 2015 13: 51 New
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    Production of these machines was discontinued under US pressure after the Mi-14 destroyed a NATO submarine in Soviet territorial waters.



    Well, if the Americans demanded to stop production, then this is worth a lot. So it is NECESSARY to revive!
  17. novel68rus 8 October 2015 14: 05 New
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    good luck to the designers .. let these serpents from NATO heartburn begin with joy soldier
  18. ssn18 8 October 2015 14: 09 New
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    Such a machine definitely needs to be revived. Let there be another splinter more at 5 point partners.
  19. Lt. Air Force stock 8 October 2015 14: 12 New
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    Quote: kirpich
    Production of these machines was discontinued under US pressure after the Mi-14 destroyed a NATO submarine in Soviet territorial waters.

    Which submarine did you destroy? The first time I've heard.
  20. TIO1969 8 October 2015 14: 24 New
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    An interesting fact .. Mi-14 is one of the few samples of Soviet military equipment, the export of which exceeded domestic supplies!
  21. lopvlad 8 October 2015 14: 29 New
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    From the beginning of 2016, we are ready to conduct development work on the renewal of a Mi-14 type machine at a new technological level

    they've been hiding this topic for half a year and so far the OCD has not begun. It wasn’t what happened with the destruction of the American submarine. Mi-14 found the submarine and took it on the sight. The Americans were notified that if they did not dump out of our coastal waters there would be fire to destroy. The United States managed to dump before the ultimatum from our waters expired, but on the Mi-14 they sharpened a tooth.
  22. da Vinci 8 October 2015 14: 37 New
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    To have such long sea borders and not have an amphibious helicopter is the height of shortsightedness. This can also be attributed to piece aircraft of the Be 200 series. Which are very successfully operated by the Ministry of Emergencies. smile
    1. jovanni 8 October 2015 18: 51 New
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      Yes. And again, you can sell such cars abroad, and this is not to sell gas!
  23. eleronn 8 October 2015 14: 48 New
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    In 2012, we repaired ten Mi-14s for Syria.
  24. lexx2038 8 October 2015 15: 13 New
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    We urgently need to make a "killer of democracy" - buggers are advancing.
  25. Yuri-Alekseevich 8 October 2015 15: 24 New
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    We had a lot of them when I served in 1988 in the SA in Riga, but then they were modestly called "search and rescue". The camouflage color is navy on top and a light blue belly. Someone did not know that he was a submarine hunter.
  26. Evil 55 8 October 2015 15: 33 New
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    A good, reliable car ... Important and necessary, on earth, in heaven and at sea ...
  27. givigor71 8 October 2015 17: 06 New
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    Great news!!! fellow
    Cook diapers striped !!!
  28. Totalwar 9 October 2015 12: 59 New
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    Quote: ARES623
    And he will die, I will come and spit in his grave.

    I am joining! This is the case when you can even hitch and shovel into this garbage pit!
    But generally interesting. Where will they bury him? In America or Germany ??