GTC celebrates multiyear Genset order from Rolls Royce and US Navy

April 12 2018, by Pete Borden

On Tuesday April 3rd, General Tool Company welcomed US Navy Admiral Galinis, Captain Moton, along with Rolls Royce Naval Marine personnel for the startup of the new 4 MW Flight III generator. The Admiral met with personnel on the floor and addressed the entire company to discuss the importance of the work that GTC does for the US Navy and the warfighter around the globe.
This new unit is larger and more powerful than the previous two models, which have been supplied by GTC since 1988. The Genset will be sent to Bath Iron Works for test and Installation on the DDG 51 Destroyers. Each Destroyer will have 3 of these Generators that provide the auxiliary power for the ship.