19 November 2021
by Richard Scott
The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has revealed plans to identify hybrid powertrain technologies with application to Royal Navy (RN) and Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) vessels.
Under a Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) market exploration – dubbed ‘Hybridisation of the Naval Fleet' – industry has been asked to advise on potential solutions based on electrification (AC as well as DC) and electrical storage that could be retrofitted to vessels. The technologies are required to be at Technology Readiness Levels (TRLs) 5–9 and be suitable for implementation by 2030.
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The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has revealed plans to identify hybrid powertrain technologies with ...