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AUSA 2023: Honeywell introduces improved engine powerpack for the Abrams tank

24th October 2023 - 08:42 GMT | by Flavia Camargos Pereira in Washington DC

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The solution can be used in new tanks as well to retrofit in-service Abrams. (Photo: US Army)

The new configuration of the AGT1500 engine powerpack could open up opportunities for engagement on a hybrid Abrams.

Honeywell unveiled an improved version of its AGT1500 Gas Turbine Engine Powerpack for the Abrams tank at AUSA 2023 in Washington DC.

The new engine supports future modernisation of the fleet and will free up 46ft3 (1.3m3) of space under armour, space that can be used for additional fuel, ammunition and energy storage.

It is adaptable to both hydraulic and electric transmissions, as well as being compatible with various-size motor generators.

Speaking to Shephard, Honeywell Aerospace president of defense and space Matt Milas explained that ‘it opens up the opportunity for engagement on a more hybrid style Abrams

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Flavia Camargos Pereira

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Flavia Camargos Pereira is a land reporter at Shephard Media. She joined the company in …

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