Rolls-Royce achieves 50th MT30 production milestone

September 12, 2019 – The 50th MT30 gas turbine has come off the Rolls-Royce build line in preparation for dispatch to Japan. The MT30 is the world’s most powerful in-service marine gas turbine and gives operators efficiency and reliability in a compact package with a market-leading power-to-weight ratio. The MT30 is already the engine of choice for some of the world’s most advanced naval platforms including the Royal Navy’s Queen Elizabeth aircraft carriers and Type 26 global combat ship, the US Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship Freedom Class variant and DDG-1000…

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Rolls-Royce MT30 marine gas turbine selected to power Japan’s new frigate

Rolls-Royce has been selected to supply its MT30 gas turbine to power a new class of frigates for the Japan Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF). The selection means Japan is the fifth nation to select the MT30 for a major naval ship building program. Sam Cameron, Rolls-Royce, Senior Vice President – Defence, said: “Japan’s selection of the MT30 is very significant and means that the three largest users of marine gas turbines, have all endorsed the capabilities of the MT30 and selected it to power significant future programs. “The MT30…

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