Cy Krolick

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While electric propulsion for warships has existed for nearly a century, it has only been since the end of the Cold War that modern integrated power systems have been developed and implemented on U.S. Navy warships. The principal enablers have been the products of research and development for rotating machines (generators and propulsion motors), power(More)
The U.S. Navy selected gas turbine propulsion for its most recent classes of cruisers, destroyers, and frigates because of weight, space, and performance advantages, and the ease of automation, of marine gas turbines. These plants, although currently less efficient than diesels and steam plants during certain operating modes, offer the long-range potential(More)
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