HARTFORD, Conn. – The U.S. Army is planning to demonstrate a 6,000-7,000 shaft horsepower (shp) turboshaft engine to power a future growth version of, or replacement for, the CH-47 Chinook. The Future Affordable Turbine Engine (FATE) technology demonstration is planned to begin in four years, says Ming Lau, propulsion director with the Army’s Aviation Applied Technology Directorate (AATD), speaking July 21 at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics’ Joint Propulsion ...


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