The whole park of anti-submarine helicopters Ka-27 and long-range anti-submarine aircraft Tu-142 of naval aviation of the Russian Navy will undergo deep modernization in 2018-2020. This was reported by RIA Novosti on Tuesday, June 2 source in the military-industrial complex.
Currently, the Russian Navy has about 20 Tu-142 and 50 Ka-27.
“Modernization of the Tu-142 will be made in accordance with the technical requirements of the Navy and involves a significant upgrade of avionics in the next 3-5 years”, said the official.
“Anti-submarine helicopters Ka-27 will also undergo modernization in the same period, its weapons systems and avionics will be updated,” said the representative of the military-industrial complex.