Due to Embargo, UEC Completes Power Plant for Project 22350 Admiral Isakov

August 4, 2021 – The United Engine Corporation of Rostec supplied the Severnaya Verf Shipyard with an M55R marine diesel-gas turbine unit (DGTA), which replaced its foreign counterparts on Russian frigates. The power plant is intended for the frigate of the “Admiral” series “Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Isakov”.

М55Р is the first completely domestic diesel-gas turbine unit created by UEC for frigates of the Admiral’s series of Project 22350 under the import substitution program. The power plant’s capacity is 27.5 thousand liters. with. According to its characteristics, it is not inferior to well-known foreign counterparts.

Diesel engine unit М55Р

“The shipment of domestic units for the newest frigates is going according to plan. UEC Holding delivered the fourth M55R unit to Severnaya Verf. This was preceded by mandatory bench tests, during which each power plant confirms its quality and reliability. The unit is intended for completing the third serial frigate “Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Isakov”. Previously, the engines of our production were equipped with the frigate Admiral Golovko, ”said Vladimir Artyakov, First Deputy General Director of Rostec State Corporation.

The M55R diesel-gas turbine units will be equipped with the frigates Admiral Golovko, Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Isakov, Admiral Amelko, Admiral Chichagov, Admiral Yumashev and Admiral Spiridonov. The main power plant of each ship consists of two units – starboard and port side. The М55Р includes two engines, gas turbine and diesel, which provide separate operation.

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