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GE Aerospace

The most popular

and widely-applied marine gas turbine
GE Aerospace’s LM2500 marine gas turbine is a simple-cycle, two-shaft, high-performance engine trusted by 33 navies worldwide.
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    The LM2500 sets the standard in marine gas turbines with these features
    • Gas generator
    • Power turbine
    • Attached fuel and lube oil pumps
    • A fuel control and speed governing system
    • Associate inlet and exhaust sections
    • Lube and scavenge systems
    • Controls and devices for starting and monitoring engine operation
    Possible applications for the LM2500 include patrol boats, corvettes, frigates, destroyers, cruisers, cargo/auxiliary ships, and aircraft carriers. The LM2500 is also available as a military generator set.


    33,600 shp (25,060 kW)
    .373 lb/shp-hr (227 g/kW-hr))
    Heat rate
    6,860 Btu/shp-hr
    9,200 Btu/kWs-hr
    9,705 kJ/kWs-hr
    Exhaust gas flow
    155 lb/sec (70.5 kg/sec)
    Exhaust gas temperature
    1,051°F (566°C)
    Power turbine speed
    3600 rpm


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