SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL COMPLEX OF SAMARA NAMED AFTER N.D. KUZNETSOV
N.D. Kuznetsov STC is one of the biggest Russian companies designing, developing and manufacturing aircraft engine prototypes. More than 40 original and modified engines for Tu-114, Tu-144, Tu-154, Il-62, Il-86, An-22, Tu-95, Tu-22M2, Tu-22M3 aircraft, and N-l launch vehicle have been created. Aeroderivative mechanical drives of 16...25 MW power for gas-pumping assemblies and power generators have been developed. NK-93 highly-efficient ultra-high bypass propfan engine intended for installation into Il-96-300, Il-96M-400, Tu-330 and Tu-214 aircraft, NK-89 bypass turbojet engine operating with liquefied natural gas, NK-38ST (16MW power) gas turbine having power turbine and intended for driving gas compressor are currently under development.
The company produces separate components of block-modular electric power stations of 25 MW power based upon NK-37 gas turbine. Previously produced NK-33 liquid-propellant rocket engines are being modified for installation into Aurora and Air Launch (Vozdushny Start) vehicles.