NAVDEX 2017 Online News Coverage - Rolls Royce MTU
Rolls Royce MTU Unveiled Series 8000 16V Naval Engine at IDEX 2017
Rolls-Royce is showcasing its MTU drive and propulsion solutions for military vehicles and naval vessels at the IDEX and NAVDEX 2017 trade shows (Booth 09-B14). These take place simultaneously in Abu Dhabi from 19 to 23 February and represent the biggest defence technology event in the Middle East and North Africa.
Series 8000 16V naval engine at NAVDEX 2017. Picture: Navy Recognition
On the naval side, Rolls-Royce unveiled a model of its new Series 8000 16V engine. This unit delivers outputs of up to 8000 kW and expands MTU’s portfolio not only for naval applications, but in the yacht and ferry segment too. The Series 8000 unit is a highly renowned engine equipped with common rail fuel injection and electronic engine management for low overall running costs, high power density, and unlimited low-load operation – a significant advantage for governmental vessels. The Series 8000 unit is the top-selling engine in this application.