Navy Orders GE Engine Assemblies, Electronic Control Kits

General Electric has received a $14.7 million order to supply LM2500+ power turbine and gas generator assemblies along with LM2500 integrated electronic control kits to the U.S. Navy.

The Defense Department said Friday the kits will be used to modernize the service branch’s Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers and Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruisers.

The LM2500+ gas turbine engine employs a gas generator and a power turbine to provide propulsion for Wasp-class amphibious assault ships LHD-6, LHD-7 and LHD-8.

GE’s integrated control kit consists all equipment needed to electronically perform upgrades on the fuel control system of the LM2500 gas turbine, DoD noted.

The company is expected to fulfill the order by August 2020.

You may also be interested in...


Fluor to Compete for Tasks on GSA’s OASIS Contract; Tom D’Agostino Quoted

Fluor holds a five-year position to compete for task orders in multiple professional service areas under the General Services Administration's One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services contract vehicle.

Damon Griggs CEO Dovel Technologies

Dovel Creates Advisory Board, Names New Leadership; Damon Griggs Quoted

Dovel Technologies has created an advisory board and appointed skilled leadership to provide guidance for the company’s strategic plan to drive innovation, customer success and employee growth. "I am thrilled these well-known leaders have chosen to join Dovel's Advisory Board," said Damon Griggs, Dovel CEO.

MC-130J Airlifter

Lockheed, USAF to Enter Airlifter Munition Delivery Project’s Fourth Phase

Lockheed Martin received a $25M contract to help the U.S. Air force assess the feasibility of deploying weapons through an airlifter under the fourth phase of USAF's Palletized Munitions Experimentation Campaign.