On April 4-6 the International Aero-Engine Manufacturing Forum (MFD-2018) was held at the territory of Exhibition of Achievements of the National Economy (VDNH), Moscow.
The forum was dedicated to the 10th anniversary of United Engine Corporation, Joint-Stock Company.
The forum was attended by the heads of UEC holding company and the top managers of all the key companies of the Corporation, i.e. UEC-Saturn, UEC-Gas Turbines, UEC-UMPO, UEC-Klimov, Gas-Turbine Engineering Research and Production Center Salyut, UEC-Perm Engines, UEC-Aviadvigatel, Kuznetsov, etc.
Full-scale samples of AL-41F-1S, RD-33MK, AL-31FN and AI-222-25 combat aircraft engines, SaM146 commercial aircraft engine for Sukhoi Superjet 100 and PD-14 manufactured for MS-21 Russian airliner were displayed for visitors. M70FRU marine gas turbine engine took pride of place at the stand. This engine exemplifies UEC advances in the Russian marine gas turbine building industry base.
According to UEC General Director, the today’s holding is totally different than was the case 10 years ago.
“We have made a quantum leap during this period of time. I consider our crowning achievement the fact that we have focused all the efforts and resources available in our industry in one direction to meet one challenge, i.e. to improve competitiveness,” - said Alexander Artyukhov at the forum opening.
UEC exposition at the International Aero-Engine Manufacturing Forum (MFD-2018) highlighted all the main aspects of the holding work - from combat aircraft engines to industrial gas turbine units.
UEC - Gas Turbines, Joint Stock Company represented the model of Novoprivodinskaya compressor station which is a part of Ukhta-Torjok gas pipeline supplying “blue flame natural gas” to the famous “Nord Stream”. Novoprivodinskaya consists of the four GPA-25 gas compressor sets which have been manufactured in series by UEC-Gas Turbines, JSC since 2014. For now, UEC - Gas Turbines, JSC has manufactured more than 30 sets of GPA-25.
The very first industrial gas turbine engine GTD-4RM manufactured by UEC-Saturn, JSC was presented at “Industrial Gas Turbine Engines” section. The engine was designed especially upon the order of Gazprom and is in operation up to now as a part of GPA-4RM gas compressor sets used for gas pipelines compressor stations and underground gas storage facilities.