Moscow. On 9 February. Interfax-AVN - Naval Aviation of the Russian Navy in 2015 were armed with new carrier-based fighters MiG-29K, upgraded IL-38 and Be-12 and Ka-27PL, told reporters on Monday, Chief of Naval Aviation Hero of Russia, General -Major Igor Kozhin.
"This year will be to man up with naval aviation aircraft MiG-29K. This work began in 2013 and this year will continue. Naval aviation eventually receive more than 20 MiG-29K, which will become the basis for the formation of a new aviation military unit in the Northern fleet, "- said I.Kozhin.
Also according to the plan of modernization, we will continue to work on reception of the naval aviation aircraft based on the Il-38 with a new set of anti-submarine equipment on board.
"This work will be carried out for the development of antisubmarine aircraft of the fleets," - said the general.
He noted that "2015 year, will lead an active modernization of the existing and well-established anti-submarine helicopters Ka-27PL".
"Helicopters will receive a new antisubmarine and avionics. Updating the fleet will be conducted on the Black Sea Fleet, which will continue to replace the Su-24, Su-30 cm. This change in perspective will be carried out in full," - said I.Kozhin.
In addition, the "modernization will be carried out antisubmarine aircraft Be-12, in the part concerning the renovation of the anti-submarine complex ."
"In addition, we start getting into the Naval Aviation seaplanes rescue aircraft Be-200," - said the general.
Speaking about the development of infrastructure-based naval aviation, Major General I.Kozhin said: "We plan to complete the work this year and put into operation airfields Severomorsk-1 (Northern Fleet) and Kaliningrad airport" Chkalov ". The full start operating the range "NITKA" in Yeisk (Krasnodar region). "
http://www.militarynews.ru/story.asp?rid=1&nid=365947 in russian
so, Mig-29K will form separate regiment, more Il-38N, modernization of Ka-27PL in Ka-27M,buying Be-200PS, more Su-30SM for Crimea
what realy strange is modernization of Be-12
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