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  1. volley
    11-09-14
    volley
    Hi Gareth,
    Some info about HMS Duncan. Well, without disclosing information which, for obvious reason, is restricted:
    The concept is called AES (All Electric Ship) and was first introduced to the Royal Navy in ships like Fleet Tankers and the LPD Class (Landing plattform Dock HMS Albion and HMS Bullwark)
    Of course in a "front-line" ship like Type 45 HMS Duncan it gets much more difficult - much higher power, shock requirements etc.
    Basically 2 Rolls-Royce Gas Turbines are driven high-speed generators (the ship is a power plant) and the power is ditributed through a high voltage grid feeding huge slow speed Advanced Induction Motors.
    My company was designing special components for the generators and motors and I am responsible for the sales and engineering team.
    The same propulsion concept (larger though) is used for the newAircraft Carriers. Also with our components.
    Let me know if you have questions
    Take care
    Norbert

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    Photographic Equipment
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    Samsung GX10 gripped
    Pentax 16-45mm F4
    Pentax-F SMC 50mm f1.7
    Pentax D FA 100mm f2.8
    Pentax 18-55 WR
    Jupiter9 85mm f2
    Tamron Di LD 70-300mm
    Metz 48 AF1
    Giotto GB4180
    Manfrotto 056 head
    2 x Cactus V2 triggers
    and a fully mobile studio
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    Occupation
    Advanced Driving Instructor / Teaching Assistant

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