Design and development:Edit
The Ka-60 has an estimated local military market of 200 units (Army aviation units, Border Police and Ministry of Internal Affairs). Intended as a replacement for the Mil Mi-8, the Ka-60 is to be used for reconnaissance, for transporting air-assault forces, radio-electronic jamming, for special-operations missions and for various light-transport missions. Variations for foreign sale are expected. Manufacture is to take place at Ulan-Ude.
[[[Kamov Ka-60|edit]]] VariantsEdit
- Ka-60U : Training.
- Ka-60K : Naval version.
- Ka-60R : Reconnaissance.
- Ka-62: Civil model for the Russian domestic market. It will be equipped with Turbomeca Ardiden 3G engines.[[|]]
- Ka-64 Sky Horse : Export model. Western certified, equipped with two General Electric T700/CT7-2D1 engines and five-blade main rotor.
[[[Kamov Ka-60|edit]]] OperatorsEdit
- Russian Air Force - 7 in service[[|]]
100 ordered [[|]]
[[[Kamov Ka-60|edit]]] SpecificationsEdit[]
Data from Jane's All The World's Aircraft 2003–2004[[|]]
- Crew: Two
- Up to 16 infantry troops or 6 stretchers (Ka-60)
- 14 passengers (Ka-62)
- 2,000 kg (4,409 lb) (internal), 2,750 kg (6,062 lb) (external- Ka 60)
- Length: 15.60 m[[|]] (51 ft 2¼ in)
- Rotor diameter: 13.50 m (44 ft 3½ in)
- Height: 4.60 m (15 ft 1 in)
- Disc area: 143.10 m² (1,540.3 sq ft)
- Loaded weight: 6,000 kg (13,228 lb)
- Max. takeoff weight: 6,500 kg (14,330 lb)
- Powerplant: 2 × Rybinsk RD-600V turboshafts, 956 kW (1,282 shp) each