Electric Warship Heralds Evolution in Weapon Technologies

Keeter, Hunter C.
May 2004
Sea Power;May2004, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p10
Discusses the U.S. Navy's first integrated power system (IPS)/electric drive warship arriving in year 2011 to be known as DD(X). Huge amount of electrical power to be provided by the technology; Electric power generation process of an IPS/electric drive system; Large investment needed for the technology; Advantages of the powered free-electron lasers. INSET: Integrated Power and Electric Drive.


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