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Naval Warfare

Russia finally makes progress on naval gas turbines

12th May 2021 - 11:45 GMT | by Alexander Mladenov, Krassimir Grozev in Sofia

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Admiral Golovko was launched in May 2020 as the third Project 22350 frigate for the Russian Navy, . (Photo: Severnaya Verft)

The annexation of Crimea in 2014 cast a long shadow over Russian naval shipbuilding programmes.

Russian industry is supplying marine gas turbine engines for Admiral Gorshkov-class (Project 22350) frigates, although the process has been far from smooth.

Russian MoD-owned TV channel Zvezda revealed in January that M90FR gas turbines for the third-in-class Admiral Golovko, currently under construction, were installed in December 2020.

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