GE’s LM2500 Engine

lm2500 engine

The most popular and widely-applied marine gas turbine

Powers more than 400 ships globally

GE’s LM2500 marine gas turbine is a simple-cycle, two-shaft, high-performance engine trusted by 33 navies worldwide. It 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.

lm2500 most popular


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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