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Thursday, March 05, 2015

First Marine Gas Turbine installed into new aircraft carrier at Rosyth Shipyard

Rolls-Royce MT30 Gas TurbineThe installation of the first MT30 Gas Turbine Alternator (GTA) package into the HMS Prince of Wales has been successfully completed at Rosyth Shipyard.

The Aircraft Carrier Alliance fitted the Rolls-Royce MT30 into the Royal Navy's latest aircraft carrier which is a 36 megawatt (around 50,000 horsepower) Marine Gas Turbine.

The GTA is also the world's most power-dense, a key feature for naval ships where high power occupying space is essential.

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