UEC testing new engine for Tu-160M2

The new NK-32 02 series engine for the modernized Tu-160M2 strategic bomber is undergoing testing by United Engine Corporation, TASS reports.

Tupolev Tu-160 in flight
By Sergey Lysenko (http://russianplanes.net/id122395) [CC BY-SA 4.0 or CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons

The company says the improve fuel efficiency of the engine will increase the endurance of the bomber.

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