Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
Be-12 - Base Series Designation; standard production models.
Be-12EKO - Proposed ecological reconnaissance platform.
Be-12I - Proposed flying laboratory
Be-12LL - Cruise missile carrier test airframe
Be-12N - Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) variant with MAD and other applicable sensory equipment.
Be-12Nkh - Stripped utility transport; two converted from standard Be-12.
Be-12P - Firefighting variant
Be-12P-200 - Developmental firefighting variant
Be-12PS - Search and Rescue variant; four converted from base Be-12s.
Be-12SK - Test airframe for nuclear depth charges
Be-14 - All-weather, day-night Search and Rescue variant; single example completed.
M-12 - Stripped variant for record attempts.