Today, "Zorya" - "Mashproekt" gas turbine research and production complex starts the test run of the head gas turbine unit intended for the Indian Navy ships.
Since 2016, the enterprise begins to supply to the Indian customer the modernized marine propulsion units for the series of the renewed project ships being built at a shipyard in Mumbai. In total, according to the contract "Zorya" - "Mashproekt" will equip four ships of the project by 2019.
The unit is ready for presentation to the customer. For the first time it is equipped with a microprocessor control system developed by the specialists of "Zorya" - "Mashproekt" using the elemental base produced by Woodward (USA), a leading global manufacturer of electronic equipment for control systems. Previously the on-off control system was used. Seeing the transition to microprocessor control system the new fuel system has also been created.
To test the units of this series the test box was upgraded; it has new equipment installed. The station fully simulates the operating conditions on the ship, including the operation of the ship propeller. To this end, the hydraulic brake developed and produced by "Zorya" - "Mashproekt" is used. When starting the test run Mr. Manoj Kumar Bharti, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of India to Ukraine, Oleg Gladkovsky, the 1st Deputy Secretary of the NSDC of Ukraine, Roman Romanov, the Director General of Ukroboronprom SC were present.
The contract to equip four new Indian Navy ships was signed in 2013. This is one of several projects that the enterprise realizes by order of Indian.
Parties are bond by more than 20 years of cooperation. On 25 January in India a new general agreement between the "Zorya" - "Mashproekt" and the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of India was signed. The agreement defines the directions and principles of cooperation between the parties for the next 10 years.