Three manufacturers are vying for SSC programmeTaken from: Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery April/May 2012
The forthcoming order for turbines for the US navy’s ship to shore connector (SSC) vessel has produced new candidate models from General Electric (GE38), Rolls-Royce (MT7) and Vericor (ETB40B). A decision on which model will be preferred is expected in the third quarter.
General Electric introduced the GE38 last year. This model evolved out of the GE27 turboprop engine, which was developed to power the US marines’ new Sikorsky CH-53K heavy lift, three-engine helicopter. The GE38 use....Please login to read the rest of this story
Or click here to subscribe: