Mass production of engines for Russian troop and patrol vessels (M-70) will be organized by the end of 2016, said CEO of United engine Corporation (UEC, part of rostec state Corporation) Vladislav Masalov.
"We perform state contracts for development work for the technological preparation of production engines M-90 and MFU. The completion of the engine M-70 is scheduled for the end of 2016 ", - RIA "news" words Masalova.
He added that the engine will be done in 2 designs - for troop and patrol vessels. In addition to General Director of UEC noticed that China is interested in Russia's engines, work is also being done with the countries of Latin America, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan." We are discussing With foreign partners on the delivery capabilities of our equipment abroad. China is very interested in supplying our engines, " said Masalov. Analysis Masalova, to work With China to " a very great opportunity." He said that active work is ongoing With Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan." From the position of Latin American countries - At the moment there is a very good study on the production and delivery. Not going to talk Details, so as Not to jinx it, " said He. First Vice Prime Minister said that due to the suspension of the supply of aggregates From Ukraine the construction of a number of ships had to stop for a while. He said that work on import substitution in this area is expected to finish by 2018. In addition, it was claimed that the Russian NPO "Saturn" will start deliveries of gas turbine engines for military vessels by the end of 2017 or early 2018. In the United shipbuilding Corporation is supposed to initiate the transfer of the military courts With domestic power plants in 2020.