Shipboard testing finished in May on the new Shipboard Mobile Electric Power Plant (SMEPP) designed by JBT for the US Navy and is now nearing full deployment. The SMEPP is a drivable power unit with various AC and DC electrical outputs that support existing and next-generation aircraft aboard aircraft carriers and amphibious assault ships. It supplements deck-edge power, powering an aircraft’s electrical systems to support preflight and maintenance operations.
SMEPP is the newest in the JBT family of aircraft ground power products for commercial and military applications.
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