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“We’re Ready to Support the Turkish Type FAC Program”

An Exclusive Interview with Steve ROGERS, Director, Marketing & Business Development – Marine Engines & Systems- GE Aerospace

Date: Issue 128 - March 2024 Update: April 21, 2024

Defence Turkey: How would you best describe GE Marine, a division of GE Aerospace, today in terms of assets, capabilities and legacy? What can you tell us about company’s current portfolio of business? Could you please provide some key facts about the company for our readers? 

Steve ROGERS: GE Aerospace is a world-leading provider of aircraft and marine engines. Its Marine Engines & Systems business is most known for its LM2500 family of gas turbines which is recognized globally for its reliability and availability, ensuring navies always have superior power when they need it most. To date, we have delivered or have on order over 1,500 marine gas turbines, powering 39 navies. Marine Engines & Systems is deeply rooted in Turkiye and collaborates extremely closely with TUSAŞ Engines Industries, who is a supplier to and licensed MRO provider for LM marine gas turbines.