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  • 19 April 2011
    Equipment & technology

    GE Marine Engines discussed how its full line of proven aeroderivative gas turbines are the best solution for the U.S. Navy’s next generation DD 21 destroyers. The LM gas turbines range in power from 6,000 shaft horsepower (shp) to 57,300 shp, GE reported today at the Sea-Air-Space 2000. “Because GE’s LM product line covers the […]

  • 26 October 2012
    Industry news

    GE Marine has delivered two LM2500+G4 aeroderivative marine gas turbines to Avio S.p.A. of Turin, Italy, a GE Marine System Supplier. The gas turbines will power the Italian and French Navy’s fifth and seventh FREMM frigates, respectively. The first French Navy frigate Aquitaine of the Italian-French FREMM program was launched in December 2010 at DCNS’ […]

  • 1 September 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    GE’s Marine Solutions will be providing its LM2500 family of aeroderivative marine gas turbines to power two newbuild surface combatants for United States Navy and Coast Guard programs. Two LM2500+ gas turbines will power Bougainville (LHA 8), the US Navy’s newest multi-purpose amphibious assault ship. Construction is expected to begin shortly according to shipbuilder Huntington […]

  • 9 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    GE Marine Solutions, a subsidiary of the U.S. engineering giant General Electric, announced it would provide two LM2500 aeroderivative marine gas turbines for the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force’s (JMSDF) new 8,200-ton class Aegis destroyer. The turbines will be installed by IHI, the Tokyo-based company responsible for the construction of propulsion systems for Japan’s destroyers. “GE’s LM […]

  • 21 February 2019
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    GE Marine on February 20 announced it has been selected to deliver gas turbine auxiliary equipment for the LM2500 engines that will power the Indian Navy’s new P17A frigates. The contract was awarded to GE by India-based Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) and Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE). Each P17A frigate will be […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Ohio-based GE Marine has received a contract from Turkish Sefine Shipyard to provide two LM2500 marine gas turbines to power the Turkish Naval Forces’ new fleet replenishment ship scheduled to enter service in 2023.

  • 11 October 2011
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

      GE Marine reports that the United States Navy has ordered an additional 16 Digital Fuel Control (DFC) kits for LM2500 marine aeroderivative gas turbines. The DFC kits provide for lower maintenance costs, increased reliability and better system response. The 16 LM2500 to be retrofitted power the U.S. Navy’s CG-47 Ticonderoga-class cruisers and DDG-51 Arleigh […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Gas turbines for the Royal Australian Navy’s Future Frigate program could be built by Australian RJE Global under a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed with GE’s Marine Solutions. GE’s Marine Solutions said in an announcement on September 27 that RJE would assemble GE LM2500 gas turbine modules and manufacture a number of components for this engine. The MOU […]

  • 18 January 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    GE Marine reports that it will provide MTU Friedrichshafen, Friedrichshafen, Germany, with one LM2500 gas turbine for the German Navy’s fourth Baden-Württemberg-class (F125) frigate.  For each new F125 frigate, MTU will provide the German Navy with one LM2500 gas turbine, two electric motors and four diesel generator-sets in combined diesel-electric and gas turbine propulsion arrangement. […]

  • 7 October 2011
    Industry news

      GE Marine is to provide IHI of Tokyo with LM2500 and LM500 gas turbines for the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force’s new 22DDH destroyer… (motorship) [mappress] Source: motorship, October 07, 2011;

  • 6 April 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    MBDA and Lockheed Martin announced they have completed a series of trials aimed at qualifying the integration of MBDA’s Common Anti-air Modular Missile (CAMM) with Lockheed Martin’s Extensible Launching System (ExLS) 3-Cell stand alone launcher. ExLS is Lockheed Martin’s low-cost alternative for integrating new missiles and munitions into naval surface combatants. The compact vertical launch 3-cell […]

  • 23 July 2018
    Authorities

    A new plan to refurbish propulsion gas turbine parts for surface combatants instead of buying new ones will allow the US Navy to save over $100 million in the next five years. Naval Surface Warfare Center, Philadelphia Division (NSWCPD), a Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) field activity, awarded the contract to leverage and expand existing affordability […]

  • 16 January 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Lockheed Martin announced it has received a $172 million contract from the US Navy and Air Force for Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) production. The contract continues the production for the air-launched variant of LRASM, including a full production run of missiles and engineering support. This is the second of several expected annual production lots […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    GE is providing 20 LM2500 gas turbines for the Austal USA LCS program, part of a contract for up to 10 ships over a five-year period. The Austal-built LCSs are powered by two LM2500s arranged in a combined diesel or gas turbine configuration with two diesel engines. According to Austal, Coronado (LCS 4) will complete […]

  • 8 December 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Indian Navy’s new P17A stealth frigates that are to start construction next year will be powered by LM2500 marine gas turbines, GE’s Marine Solutions announced. The gas turbines will be provided by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) Industrial and Marine Gas Turbine division, Bangalore, India under license from GE. The Indian Navy will build seven next-generation P17A frigates at Mazagon […]

  • 18 August 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    GE’s Marine Solutions announced recently that the LM2500 gas turbine Module Modernization Program (MMP) that the company undertakes with General Dynamics Bath Iron Works and the United States Navy was now underway. The goal of the MMP, as GE said, will be to inject updated technology into the gas turbine module system and reduce enclosure weight […]

  • 24 February 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Abu Dhabi Ship Building PJSC (ADSB) and Lockheed Martin signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on February 22 to cooperate and provide sustainment services to the UAE Military maritime assets. The MoU was signed between Dr. Khaled Al Mazrouei, CEO of Abu Dhabi Ship Building, and Joe North, vice president of Littoral Ship and Systems […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Lockheed Martin Canada granted its first Supplier Excellence Award to Seaspan’s Victoria Shipyards for its outstanding work and contribution to the Royal Canadian Navy’s Halifax Class Modernization-Combat Systems Integration project (HCM CSI). HCM CSI is the modernization program, awarded in late 2008 to Lockheed Martin Canada Mission Systems and Training (LM Canada MST), for the […]

  • 14 November 2012
    Industry news

    GE Marine has handed over two LM 2500 aeroderivative gas turbines to ASC in Adelaide, Australia, the company informed. The gas turbines will power the Navy’s third Air Warfare Destroyer. This type of gas turbine is designed with a single-rotor gas turbine and an aerodynamically coupled power turbine. ASC, Air Warfare Destroyer project shipbuilder, is […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Vessels

    Marine propulsion producer GE’s Marine Solutions announced it has shipped a LM2500 marine gas turbine propulsion module for the United States Navy’s 75th DDG Arleigh Burke­-class destroyer Jack H. Lucas (DDG 125). This was announced at the Surface Navy Association’s 30th Annual Symposium. Shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division will construct this new destroyer […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    GE’s Marine Solutions announced it has completed a series of fire tests on a new composite LM2500 marine enclosure as part of the Module Modernization Program (MMP). According to the company, the tests verified that the composite material reduces weight and improves performance. The MMP is a program that seeks to inject updated technology into the gas […]

  • 4 August 2017
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin a $26.5 million contract to produce Enhanced Laser Guided Training Rounds (ELGTR). The contract includes a base year order with options for four additional years. Under the contract, which extends ELGTR production into late 2019, Lockheed Martin will deliver ELGTRs and refurbish reusable shipping containers. “ELGTR provides the training […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Lockheed Martin, the main contractor on the US Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) program, has awarded BAE Systems a $40 million to begin production of its sensor technology for the missile. BAE’s sensor suite enables the missile to seek and attack specific high-threat maritime targets within groups of ships, including those protected by sophisticated anti-aircraft systems. The […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Air New Zealand announced on June 20 that its Gas Turbines unit won four contracts worth up to USD$42 million to service U.S. Navy ship engines. The contracts will see the company service and overhaul General Electric LM2500 Gas Turbines that power much of the US Navy’s fleet over the next few years. Air New Zealand chief […]

  • 28 February 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US sailors and marines have concluded two months of cooperation with their French counterparts aboard the French Navy amphibious assault ship BPC Tonnerre. Approximately 150 US personnel spent the last two months working together with the French task group composed of BPC Tonnerre and Horizon-class air defense destroyer FS Chevalier Paul in the US 5th Fleet area […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) has awarded Science Applications International Corp. a contract to manufacture additional MK 48 Mod 7 heavyweight torpedo afterbody/tailcone sections. The contract has a 27-month base period of performance from award to final acceptance and includes options for the procurement of spares, production support material, engineering services, test equipment […]

  • 23 August 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training has received a $67.9 million contract to develop combat management systems for the frigate version of the U.S. Navy’s littoral combat ship (LCS). The contract will see the company perform hardware and software development and integration. LM will also provide combat system technical data packages. The U.S. Navy is working on improving the proposed 40-unit fleet of […]

  • 25 October 2012
    Industry news

    On October 5, 2012, Austal completed main engine light off of the two MTU 9,100kW 20V 8000 M71 propulsion diesel engines and the two 22,000kW GE LM2500 gas turbine engines on the 127-meter Littoral Combat Ship Coronado (LCS 4). The light-off of the main engines follows the fuel load and the testing of all four […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Industry news

    INS Vikrant, India’s first Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) has hit the waters today at Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) in Cochin, Kerala state. The launching of the 37, 500-tonne warship, will be followed by additional outfitting works which are expected to be completed by June 2014. Subsequently, the aircraft carrier will proceed for extensive sea trials […]