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Project 22350 Gorshkov-class frigates will be the first to receive Russian-made gas-turbine engines

Naval Forces News - Russia
Project 22350 Gorshkov-class frigates will be the first to receive Russian-made gas-turbine engines
The Project 22350 (Admiral Gorshkov-class) frigates will be the first to receive gas-turbine engines produced by Russia’s Saturn Company to substitute Ukrainian-made motors, President of Russia’s United Shipbuilding Corporation Alexei Rakhmanov said in an interview with RIA Novosti news agency.
Project 22350 Frigate Admiral Sergey Gorshkov Russian NavyProject 22350 lead frigate Admiral Gorshkov in St. Petersburg in October 2016
"Work on gas-turbine engines is being carried out on schedule. The Project 22350 frigate will be the first to receive engines produced by the Saturn Company. It will be followed by corvettes and dynamically supported vessels. By mid-2018, engines of the type will be mounted on the Project 11356 frigate," Rakhmanov said.

Earlier, Ukraine refused to deliver gas-turbine engines to Russia although Moscow had already paid for them. The engines were planned to be mounted on the Project 22350 and Project 11356 frigates. As a result, the construction of a number of warships was postponed.

The Project 22350 frigate has a displacement of 4,500 tons and a speed of 29 knots. The frigate is armed with Oniks (NATO reporting name: SS-N-26 Strobile) and Kalibr (SS-N-27 Sizzler) missiles and the Poliment-Redut air defense missile system.

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M90FR gas turbine engine Project 22350 SaturnM90FR gas turbine engine for Project 22350 frigates designed and built by "Research and Production Association" JSC Saturn
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The Project 22350 lead frigate Admiral Gorshkov was laid down in early 2006 and put afloat in the autumn of 2010. The ship started undergoing trials in November 2014 and was set to be delivered to the Russian Navy in late 2016 but this has been postponed. The second Project 22350 frigate Admiral Kasatonov was floated out in 2014. The third frigate Admiral Golovko is expected to be put afloat in 2017.

The first two ships of the class have gas turbines from Zorya-Mashproekt in Ukraine. Following the 2014 Crimean crisis, the Ukrainians refused to supply Russia with military technology and so NPO Saturn has been commissioned to design new engines. The third Porject 22350 frigate Admiral Golovko is therefore the first vessel set to receive these Russian-made gas turbines.

Link to Admiral Gorshkov (Project 22350) Frigate technical datasheet