Navy chooses JBT Corp. to design a next-generation shipboard mobile electric power plant
JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J., 4 Feb. 2015. U.S. Navy aircraft experts have chosen John Bean Technologies (JBT) Corp. in Ogden, Utah, to design and build a new-generation mobile shipboard power generator for Navy and Marine Corps aircraft based on aircraft carriers and amphibious assault ships.
Officials of the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., announced a potential $20.9 million contract Monday to provide as many as 80 new-design shipboard mobile electric power plant (SMEPP) vehicles for Navy ships.
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