Rolls Royce unit's U.K. military engines on display at expo

Rolls Royce brand MTU demonstrated its abilities as a systems partner for land-based and naval forces at the DSEI 2015 defense and security exhibition this week in London.

The international event focused primarily on three projects with the U.K. armed forces currently being conducted by MTU. The company will supply engines both for the British Army’s new Scout SV fighting vehicle and the Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigates.

MTU engines will be used in Type 23’s successor, the future Type 26 Global Combat Ship. The engines for all three projects and the entire MTU portfolio for drive and propulsion solutions were showcased at the expo. The MTU brand is part of Rolls-Royce Power Systems, within the Land & Sea division of Rolls Royce.

The presentation included a scale model of the Type 8V 199 TE21 engine, which will be used in the future Scout SV fighting vehicle. The unit is the most powerful in this engine series, setting the standard in its performance class.

The outstanding power and reliability delivered by Series 199 engines already have been convincingly demonstrated in infantry fighting vehicles such as the ULAN and Pizarro, as well as the boxer infantry-fighting vehicle. MTU is set to start delivering 589 engines for the Scout SV in 2016.

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