Name Explanation Examples Pictures
K Initials of Kalinin Design Bureau K-7, K-12
Ka Initials of Kamov Design Bureau; Ka-25, Ka-50 and more;
KB Design bureau
Konstructorskoe Bureau
See KB-102 -
KGB Commetee on State Security
Komitet Gosudarstvennoj Bezopasnosti
KhAI Kharkovskij Aviatsionnij Institut
Kharkov Aviation Institute
KhAI-5
Kolchugaluminij First mass produced aluminum alloy in the USSR. It's composition differed from German duralumin. Production started in 1922 at Kolchugino factory, and lasted for 15 years. Soviet industry switched to duralumin at the same time when smooth aircraft skin replaced corrugated one.
KOMTA Heavy Aviation Commission
KOMissia po Tiazholoj Aviatsii
See TsAGI Facts and KOMTA page;
KOR Ship-borne
Korablemij
KOR-1
KOSOS Design Department of the SOS TsAGI
Konstruktorskij Odel SOS TsAGI
- -
KOZOK Design Department of the ZOK TsAGI
Konstruktorskij Odel ZOK TsAGI
- -
KnAAPO Komsomolsk-on-Amur Aircraft Production Association
Komsomolsk-na-Amure Aviatsionnoe Proizvodstvennoe Objedinenie
Komsomolsk-on-Amur Aircraft Production Association -
KR Ship-borne recce
Korablemij Razvedchik
KR-1
KR Counter-revolutioner
KontrRevolutsioner
Term used to label anti-bolshevik (later - anti-Stalin) opposition. Also - abbreviation for corresponding article in prosecution code
KT Winged Tank
Krilatij Tank
KT, KT-40
Back to
Main Gate