Russia's United Aircraft Corporation has unveiled the Ilyushin Il-114MP maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) based on the Il-114-300 airlifter.
The Il-114MP has a take-off weight of 26,000 kg and a crew of six, including two pilots and four operators. The aircraft has a patrol radius of 300 km operating at an altitude of up to 8,000 m for 12 hours. The MPA is powered by two Klimov TV7-117ST turboprop engines with a power output of 3,000hp each. The Il-114MP has a range of 4,500 km and requires 950 m to take off and 530 m to land.
The Il-114MP can be fitted with the Kasatka-S search and targeting system with a range of 120 km, comprising an information management subsystem, multipurpose radar with active electronically scanned array, radio sonar subsystem, magnetometer, and electro-optical turret with a thermal imager, TV channel, and laser rangefinder.