Rolls-Royce delivered the first three gas turbine generator sets which
will provide the main electrical power system for the Republic of Korea Navy’s first 7,000-tonne destroyer, designated KDX-III. The first AG9140RF gas turbine generator set was produced at the Rolls-Royce Indianapolis plant, and the other two were assembled by Samsung Techwin
from Rolls-Royce supplied
kits. The first KDX-III destroyer, which is currently under construction, will be delivered to the Korean Navy by the end of 2008. Another six generator sets, being assembled by Samsung Techwin from Rolls-Royce supplied kits, will be supplied to the other two KDX-III destroyers that are scheduled to be built The alternator for the generator set is planned to be produced by Hyundai under license.