Kamov ka-25

Derived from ka-20

the ka-25 was a variant of the ka-20. it had three major variants, which were all designed for marine use. it had one civil variant, the ka-25k which could carry 12 passengers or cargo.
c 460 built in all versions between c 1966 and 1975.
  • Ka-25PL Hormone-A was the shipborne anti-submarine version
  • Ka-25Ts Hormone-B was the shipborne over-the-horizon weapons targetting version
  • Ka-25PS Hormone-C was the shipborne search and rescue version
  • Ka-25BShZ was equipped with mine countermeasures equipment.


Engine: 2 x Glushenkov GTD-3BM 990 shp
Capacity: 2 + 12
Length: (m) 9.75
Height: (m) 5.37
Blades: 6
Rotor diam.: (m) 15.74
Disc area: (m2) 389.16
Weight: (kgs) Empty: 4765     Max: 7500
Speed: (km/h)     Max: 209
Range: (km) 400
Ceiling: (m) 3350
Rate/Climb: (m/min)

Derivatives & Versions

Ka-25Bsh Hormone-A
Ka-25PS Hormone-C
Ka-25Ts Hormone-B
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List of Operators of Kamov ka-25

From Organisation with model ka-25
india Bharatiya Nau Sena
    7 1980/09
bulgaria aviatza na bvmf
    Ka-25Bsh Hormone-A 1 1984/91

Construction Numbers on database of ka-25 or its versions

1Ka-25Bsh Hormone-A
1Ka-25Ts Hormone-B

Construction Numbers

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C/NBuilt asYearHistory
09210402 Ka-25Ts Hormone-B BG 821 : OPLEV-VMF by Apr 1984. Grounded 1991 pending major mai+
In storage at Chaika since c
10702 Ka-25Bsh Hormone-A BG 821 : BVMF
IN IN571 : Indian Navy INAS333
IN IN572 : Indian Navy INAS333; 2008 still
IN IN573 : Indian Navy INAS333; 2011 preserved at Naval Aviation M+
IN IN574 : Indian Navy INAS333; 2010 Amrita School of Engineering
IN IN575 : Indian Navy INAS333
IN IN576 : Indian Navy INAS333
IN IN577 : Indian Navy INAS333
9 C/N.