Rolls-Royce Gas Turbine for Combat Ship

Maritime Reporter & Engineering News
Thursday, October 31, 2013

Rolls-Royce won a contract to design the gas turbine system for the U.K. Royal Navy’s future Type 26 Global Combat Ship, which will, subject to contract, feature the marine gas turbine Rolls-Royce MT30. Rolls-Royce will work with prime contractor BAE Systems and Tognum, Rolls-Royce’s collaboration with Daimler, to design the propulsion system. This system will combine the Rolls-Royce MT30 gas turbine with four of Tognum’s MTU high-speed diesel generator sets.  The MT30 is derived from Rolls-Royce aero engine technology. It produces  36-40 MW.
www.rolls-royce.com

 

(As published in the October 2013 edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News - www.marinelink.com)

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