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LM500s for Republic of Korea Navy Pk(X) Patrol Boat

Posted on June 30, 2005

GE Transportation announced it will supply Samsung Techwin, the Republic of Korea (ROK), with several GE LM500 aeroderivative marine gas turbine kits. Once assembled and tested by Samsung Techwin, the LM500 marine gas turbines will be used to power the ROK Navy’s next generation PK(X) patrol boats. Each of the PK(X) patrol boats will use two LM500 gas turbines, rated at approximately 4176 kW at the shaft in a COmbined Diesel And Gas turbine (CODAG) arrangement, with two MTU diesel engines.

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