DIC: all Ka-27 and Tu-142 aircraft of Navy aviation to be upgraded in 3-5 years

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The whole park of the Ka-27 anti-submarine helicopters and Tu-142 long-range anti-submarine aircraft of naval aviation of the Russian Navy will be deeply modernized in 2018-2020, a source in the military-industrial complex told RIA Novosti on Tuesday.

Currently, the Russian Navy has about 20 Tu-142s and 50 Ka-27s.

“Modernization of the Tu-142 will be performed in accordance with the technical requirements of the Navy and involving significant upgrade of avionics within the next 3-5 years”, – the official said.

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