GE Delivers Gas Turbine Propulsion Tech for Navy’s DDG 125 Destroyer Ship

General Electric‘s marine solutions business has delivered an LM2500 marine gas turbine propulsion module built to help power the U.S. Navy‘s 75th Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer.

GE said Wednesday that Huntington Ingalls IndustriesIngalls Shipbuilding division is contracted to build the future USS Jack H. Lucas (DDG 125) with Flight III design upgrades.

The Navy expects DDG 125 to enter the service branch’s fleet by 2023.

Each Arleigh Burke-class destroyer employs four GE LM2500 turbines in a combined gas turbine and gas turbine configuration, the company noted.

To date, GE has produced and delivered a total of 750 gas turbines to the Navy, which the company considers as its largest customer for marine engine technology.

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