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CXO300 engine trials continue

20th July 2016 - 12:07 GMT | by Richard Thomas in London


The Cox Powertrain CXO300 outboard engine, potentially destined for the Royal Navy (RN), is still undergoing trials ahead of a future launch and full production run.

In 2013 the UK MoD confirmed an order for what was then a prototype stage in the development of a lightweight diesel engine intended for marine applications on fast boats used by the RN. This could see the engines fitted to RIBs and other craft in the RN inventory.

The engine concept is based on a supercharged, two-stroke diesel opposed piston architecture with Scotch Yoke crankshaft and a central injector position.

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Richard Thomas


Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas is the Senior Editor, Naval at Shephard Media. Richard joined the company in …

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