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These two short articles on the same award to DRS shows the Navy is keeping its technology options open on shrinking down on-board generator size and weight.

Note, AMSC has its generator award, too; and its bigger, using HTS. And, AMSC's award is from Navsea- i.e, the operational Navy - while DRS's money is from naval research. the budget crunch the DOD is in now, it could come down to who can produce a better than current shipboard rotating machine, at a much reduced cost. In short, the Navy could always find itself in the position of being forced, budget wise, to buy the 2nd best technology - but at a much cheaper cost - even though HTS saves petroleum fuel consumption/resupply costs et al more in the long run.

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