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Data61 to float sensors on gas turbine boats

Oct 03, 2017 - Australian Financial Review
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Data61 may soon be telling 34 navies how to service their ships' engines after the CSIRO's data division begins trialling an analytics tool on the General Electric gas turbines powering the Royal Australian Navy fleet.

Data61's tool will analyse data collected from sensors on the GE LM2500 gas turbines installed on the RAN's Anzac, Adelaide, Canberra and Hobart-class vessels.

There are 1450 more of these GE turbines in use by 34 other navies, including the giant US fleet, representin...