Russian shipbuilders, performing a state contract for the construction of ships for the Russian Navy, get around 20 gas turbine engines (GTD) М90ФР. The deliveries will be carried out by the United Engine Corporation (CSD).
Press service of the corporation on the eve of the opening of the International Maritime Defense Show (МВМС-2021) in St. Petersburg reported, that today the planned volume of supplies of M90FR gas turbine engines for ships under construction for the Russian fleet is about 20 units. It is emphasized, that the delivery will take place on time and in full.
In the same time, as the deputy general director of the corporation Viktor Polyakov said in an interview with TASS, UEC has already developed a modification of the M90FR engine. According to him, currently two engines are manufactured, they have passed the necessary tests and are ready to be handed over to the customer. planned, that this modification will be installed on promising corvettes of the project 20386.
At the same time, the corporation is working on the creation of a new marine engine with a capacity of 25 MW based on M90FR. According to the deputy general director – General Designer UEC Yuri Shmotin, a power plant of increased power is being created (34 thousand. hp). The corporation plans to develop ship engines with a capacity 25-35 MW and 13 MW.