US Navy Integrated Power & Energy System

S.P. Markle
US Navy, Electric Ships Office,
United States

Keywords: warship, power, energy, integration, advanced controls, testing, vision

Summary:

The US Navy is embarked on an evolutionary path forward taking advantage of time, specifically the relationship between power and energy to optimize the use of stored energy in combination with rotating power generation sources through advanced controls to enhance war fighting lethality in an affordable manner. The brief will cover the innovations associated with land based testing of these systems through virtual prototyping and land based testing to confirm and validate specifications and planning for upgrades to the existing fleet and leap forward to the next generation of US Naval Warship.