November 24, 2020 (Google Translation) – The United Engine Corporation (UEC) of Rostec State Corporation has started serial deliveries of diesel-gas turbine units М55Р for frigates of the Admiral series of Project 22350. The first unit was shipped to PJSC Northern Shipyard of the United Shipbuilding Corporation.
Diesel-gas turbine unit М55Р has successfully passed qualification and acceptance tests. The product was created within the framework of the import substitution program, it is planned to install it on the third frigate “Admiral Isakov”. This is the first Russian marine unit manufactured exclusively by Russian domestic enterprises.
“Rostec is consistently implementing programs for the development of modern engines of all types. The creation of offshore gas turbine power plants and units is a science-intensive high-tech process. Only a few manufacturers in the world have such competencies. We are ready to meet the demand of Russian shipbuilders for new gas turbine units. The second unit of this series is planned to be delivered in December 2020, ”said Vladimir Artyakov, First Deputy General Director of Rostec State Corporation.
The creation of DGTA M55R was carried out in close cooperation with Severnoye PKB JSC. The tests of the unit assembled with a gearbox, diesel engine and local control systems were carried out in the assembly and testing complex of ship gas turbine engines and gas turbine units at one of the UEC enterprises.
For frigates of the “admiral” series, Rostec State Corporation also produces ZRAK “Pantsir-ME” (holding “High-precision complexes”), radio-transparent radomes (ONPP “Technology”) and other equipment. On the flight deck of frigates, the Ka-27 anti-submarine helicopters or the Ka-52K attack vehicles (Russian Helicopters holding) can be operated.
United Engine Corporation JSC (part of Rostec State Corporation) is an integrated structure specializing in the development, serial production and maintenance of engines for military and civil aviation, space programs and the navy, as well as the oil and gas industry and energy. One of the priority directions of the UEC’s activity is the implementation of comprehensive programs for the development of enterprises in the industry with the introduction of new technologies that meet international standards.
State Corporation Rostec is one of the largest industrial companies in Russia. It unites more than 800 scientific and industrial organizations in 60 regions of the country. Key areas of activity are aircraft construction, radio electronics, medical technologies, innovative materials, etc. The corporation’s portfolio includes such well-known brands as AVTOVAZ, KAMAZ, UAC, Russian Helicopters, UEC, Uralvagonzavod, Shvabe, Concern Kalashnikov and others. Rostec actively participates in the implementation of all 12 national projects. The company is a key supplier of Smart City technologies, is engaged in the digitalization of government, industry, social industries, and is developing plans for the development of 5G wireless communication technologies, the industrial Internet of things, big data and blockchain systems. Rostec is a partner of the world’s leading manufacturers, such as Boeing, Airbus, Daimler, Pirelli, Renault, etc. The corporation’s products are supplied to more than 100 countries around the world. Almost a third of the company’s revenue comes from the export of high-tech products.