LM2500+  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1998
Total Production: 67
Also Known As: LM2500+G4
Origin: United States of America
Corporations: General Electric
Parent System: LM2500
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1969
Total Production: 1,615
Family Members: LM2500
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Description: The LM2500 was designed to be a high efficiency, ease to repair and maintain and corrosion-resistant marine gas turbine.

The LM2500+ marine gas turbine is a more powerful derivative from LM2500. Excepting the power, LM2500+ retains LM2500's main features. It is available for mechanical drive applications for commercial and military marine, and power generation for industrial customers.

The LM2500+ gas turbine was utilized for the first time in 2000 to power Celebrity Cruises' Millennium commercial cruiser. It provides 25% more power at a simple thermal-cycle, thermal efficiency in excess of 39%, and reliability the same of LM2500, 99.6%.

The LHD 8, the newest member of the LHD 1 Wasp amphibious assault ship class to date, will be the first military ship powered by this gas turbine. Two LM2500+ turbines will be part of LHD 8's hybrid electric drive system along with two electric motors. LM2500+ was certified by the US Navy to suit military ships in August 2004.

LM2500+ Applications


Auxiliary Vessels PPA Fighting Ships FREMM ASM FREMM ASW FREMM FREDA FREMM GP LHA 6 America LHA 8 LHD 1 Wasp

LM2500+ Specifications

Dimensions
Height: 2.04 meter (80 inch)
Length: 6.70 meter (264 inch)
Power
Power: 40,500 shp (30.2 MW)
Weight
Dry Weight: 5,237 kilogram (11,545 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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Shaft-Horse-Power (shp)

LM2500+ News

There are 5 news between
3 Aug 2004 and 30 Aug 2017
Wednesday, August 30, 2017GE LM2500-Family Marine Gas Turbines Selected by United States Navy, Coast Guard
Thursday, March 3, 2016LM2500+G4 Gas Turbine to Power New Italian PPA Patrol Ships
Monday, October 20, 2008GE LM2500+ Gas Turbine Selected for US Navy LHA 6 Ship Hybrid Propulsion System
Tuesday, September 2, 2008GE LM2500+G4 Gas Turbine Module Delivered by Avio for First FREMM Frigate
Tuesday, August 3, 2004LM2500+ Gas Turbine Receives Military Certification

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