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Rolls-Royce Engine Chosen To Power Frigate

June 27 2012

South Korea

South Korea has selected the MT30 gas-turbine engine made by Rolls-Royce to power a new batch of frigates, reports Defense News.

The Britain-based engine supplier said Tuesday that it had secured an order for what should be a fleet of eight FFX Batch II frigates.

The company said it would not put a value on the contract until the deal is signed next month.

The FFX Batch I frigates use two LM2500 engines provided by General Electric. The first in that batch is the Incheon. ...

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