ITEP Needed for the Short and Long-Term Future

The push to develop and deploy next generation dual-turbine engines for Black Hawk and Apache helicopters is continuing with no let up. Recent discussions have shown that building new engines that are designed for the 21st century battlespace cannot wait until new helicopter designs (Future Verticle Lift – FVL – Capability Set 3) go into…

Better Dependability of the T900

The two main vertical lift platforms of the U.S. Army – the UH-60 Black Hawk and the AH-64 Apache helicopters – are using engines that can trace their lineage to the Vietnam War. Modern deployments need engines that can add safe, dependable, efficiency in dry and desert environments. The T900 being developed by the Advanced…

Simplicity of T900 Engine

The Army’s Alternate Concept Engine program to develop new engines for its Apache and Black Hawk fleets is driving development of the Advanced Turbine Engine Company’s (ATEC) T900 engine. The T900 is a dual turbine engine, which will meet or exceed the DoD’s requirements for its 2,135 Black Hawk and 684 Apache helicopters. The T900,…