Vehicle Operating Experience with the Garrett/ITI GT 601 Gas Turbine Power Unit 820310
An extensive test program has been accomplished for commercial trucks and tracked military vehicles utilizing the Garrett GT601 gas turbine engine. The on-going program provides a development history of the GT601 truck engine as well as the installation and operating experience gained during the military mechanized infantry combat vehicle (MICV) test program. Problem areas and design improvements initiated to solve them are presented in considerable detail. Sufficient charts, graphs, and photographs are provided to clarify detailed technical material.