DOI: 10.1115/2001-gt-0531
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Abstract: The WR-21 gas turbine engine will be employed by the Royal Navy and potentially by the United States and French Navies in their future Integrated Full Electric Powered Surface Combatants. The WR-21 is an advanced cycle gas turbine that will not only meet the high power generator prime mover requirements of these ships but also offer an efficient cruise generator engine in one power dense package. The engine gives ship designers the freedom to procure, install and maintain one engine to power the vessel over it…

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