KYIV, ($1=26.68 Ukrainian Hryvnia) – The state enterprise Zorya – Mashproekt has received a contract for the supply of two gas turbine ship units M7H2 for the state company of India Goa Shipyard Limited, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Defense Express.
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The first such power plant is to be delivered in December 2022, the second – in July 2023, the press service of Ukroboronprom writes. Over the past two weeks, India has placed several orders for Ukrainian-made power plants, the value of contracts reaches $100 million
According to the Concern’s press service, the M7H2 units have an upgraded microprocessor control system with a capacity of 58,000 horsepower and the ability to develop a speed of 30 knots.
Ukroboronprom also says that over the past two weeks, Zorya-Mashproekt has signed several contracts with Indian customers worth about $ 100 million.
It should be added that the Indian state enterprise Goa Shipyard Limited is currently building two multi-purpose frigates of the 11356 Talwar project, which are to be commissioned by the Indian Navy in 2026-2027.
The basic project of the Russian frigate of project 11356 was based on the use of power plants from our SE Zorya – Mashproekt. When organizing its production of frigates of the 11356 Talwar project, India also decided to use power plants from Zorya – Mashproekt.
In May 2020, India ordered from our state-owned enterprise the supply of the M7N.1E propulsion system, consisting of two DS71 turbine turbines and two DT59 afterburner turbines, which will be installed on one of the future Talwar-type ships.
It is also obvious that these two M7H2 units will also be supplied for future Indian Talwar frigates.
According to Defense Express, more than 150 Zorya-Mashproekt gas turbine engines are currently being operated on Indian Navy ships.
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