Main Propulsion Gearboxes for Marine Defense

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 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

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