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CFX analysis of mixed-flow fan for cabin cooling in the Marine's new EFV
Application: CFD Streamlines Fan Design for New Marine Corps Amphibious Vehicle
Posted Fri February 11, 2005 @05:18PM
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Application By the end of the decade, the Marines will go into combat riding in General Dynamics Amphibious Systems’ new Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle (EFV) — a hybrid tank/boat designed to carry 17 combat equipped marines and a three-person crew over both land and sea at speeds of up to 30 miles per hour.

The contract to improve the environmental control system (ECS) that circulates and cools the cabin air was won by Fairchild Controls Corp. The company has been supplying sophisticated pneumatic, hydraulic and cooling systems to the aerospace and defense industries for 40 years.

The challenge was to improve airflow and minimize operational noise while remaining within a strict budget. In order to meet the deadline for delivering combat-ready EFVs in 2008, Fairchild Controls also needed to design, test and qualify the improved ECS in just 14 months.

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