US gas turbine - General Electric LM2500

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Naval Engine gas turbine - General Electric LM2500

The General Electric LM2500 industrial and marine turboshaft gas turbine is a derivative of GE Aircraft Engines CF6-6 aircraft engine.

The LM2500 was first used in the Spruance class of destroyers and the related Kidd class, which were constructed from 1970. Was subsequently used into the 1980s in the Oliver Hazard Perry class frigates, and Ticonderoga class cruisers.

The LM2500 is license-built in Japan by Ishikawajima-Harima, in Italy by Avio (Fiat), and in India by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited.

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1975US Guided-Missile Frigate Oliver Hazard Perry class2
1975US Destroyer Spruance class4
1979DK Corvette Niels Juel class1
1980AU Guided-Missile Frigate Adelaide class2
1981KR Frigate Ulsan class2
1981US Guided-Missile Destroyer Kidd class4
1982US Guided-Missile Frigate Oliver Hazard Perry long-hull class2
1982IT Frigate Maestrale class2
1982DE Frigate F 122 Bremen class2
1983US Guided-Missile Cruiser Ticonderoga class4
1985IT Aircraft Carrier V STOL Garibaldi class4
1986ES Guided-Missile Frigate Santa Maria class2
1988ES Aircraft Carrier V STOL Principe de Asturias2
1989BR Corvette Inhaúma class1
1990PT Frigate Vasco da Gama class2
1991US Guided-Missile Destroyer Arleigh Burke Flight I class4
1992GR Frigate Hydra class2
1992CA Frigate City class2
1993IT Guided-Missile Destroyer Durand de la Penne class2
1993IL Corvette Sa'ar 5-class1
1993TW Guided-Missile Frigate Cheng Kung class2
1993JP Guided-Missile Destroyer Kongo class4
1994TH Guided-Missile Frigate Naresuan class2
1994DE Frigate F 123 Brandenburg class2
1994US Support Ship Supply class4
1995JP Support Ship Asuka class2
1996AU Frigate Anzac class1
1996JP Destroyer Murasame class2
1997TH Aircraft Carrier V STOL Chakri Narubet class2
2002ES Guided-Missile Destroyer F100 Alvaro de Bazan2
2003DE Guided-Missile Destroyer F 124 Sachsen class1
2003KR Guided-Missile Destroyer Chungmugong Yi Sun Shin (KDX-II) class2
2003JP Destroyer Takanami class2
2005US Littoral combat ship Sea Fighter class2
2006NO Guided-Missile Destroyer Fridtjof Nansen class1
2007JP Guided-Missile Destroyer Atago class4
2008KR Guided-Missile Destroyer Sejongdaewang (KDX-III) class4
2008IT Aircraft Carrier V STOL Cavour class4
2008FR Guided-Missile Destroyer Horizon class2
2009US Littoral combat ship Independence class2
2009JP Helicopter Carrier Hyuga class4
2010IN Frigate Shivalik (Project 17) class2
2012FR Frigate Aquitaine class1
2013KR Guided-Missile Frigate Incheon class2
2013IT Frigate Bergamini (2013) class1
2014US Assault Carrier America (2014) class2
2014AU Assault Carrier Canberra class1
2015JP Helicopter Carrier Izumo class4
2017AU Guided-Missile Destroyer Hobart class2

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