Main Propulsion Gearboxes for Marine Defense

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Working in some of the harshest and most demanding environments, David Brown Santasalo’s main propulsion gearboxes are built for maximum performance and ultimate reliability. To create the optimum propulsion package, we offer flexible and innovative designs which enable ship and submarine designers to consider a variety of proven solutions.


Proven in a range of critical applications, David Brown Santasalo gearboxes are in operation in Astute Class submarines and will be supplied to the Type 26 Global Combat Ship.


Features & Benefits


Proven solutions based upon our experience in engineering for a wide range of ship and submarine types, roles and duties

Highly reliable, silent transmission systems that meet our customers’ strict acoustic specifications

Configurations to suit gas turbine, diesel and electric prime movers including CODOG, CODAG, CODLAG and COGAG

Option of single and double helical gearing with or without thrust cones to limit noise emissions

High accuracy gears with optimised tooth geometry

Defense Products & Services: Main Propulsion Gearboxes for Marine Defense
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Defense Products & Services Sectors: Propulsion gearing, surface ship, main
Description: Main Propulsion Gearboxes for Marine Defense
Source of Information: David Brown Santasalo