DOI: 10.1115/2001-gt-0528
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Abstract: The Intercooled Recuperated Gas Turbine Engine System (ICR) is being developed by the United States Navy (USN) for shipboard application as a prime mover. The major development goal of the program is reduced fuel consumption relative to the LM2500, the current fielded gas turbine prime mover. This paper describes a 500-hour endurance test of the ICR system. The test was conducted at Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division (NSWCCD), Philadelphia, in accordance with USN requirements which mimicked the qu…

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