U.S. Navy Commissions Gas Turbine Powered Destroyer

GE’s Marine Solutions has announced that the United States Navy’s USS Rafael Peralta (DDG 115) destroyer was commissioned at its homeport of San Diego. The USS Rafael Peralta features four GE LM2500 marine gas turbines.

“This sophisticated new Arleigh Burke-class destroyer is part of the U.S. Navy’s Flight IIA for the DDG 51 and it is powered by our LM2500 gas turbines – in a COGAG configuration,” said GE’s Brien Bolsinger, vice president, general manager, marine operations, Evendale, Ohio.

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