1972-02-01

Aero Engines for Navy Shipboard Use 720826

The primary purpose of this paper is to describe the application of two Aero derivative gas turbine engines to the DD963 Spruance Class of Destroyers. Some of the effects of these applications on other portions of the ship, on training, on maintenance, and other logistics will be discussed. Also, several other proposed shipbuilding programs expected to use gas turbine propulsion are mentioned.

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