The 1100 Saturn gas-turbine engine is a high-performance unit that uses a simple thermodynamic cycle. It is designed for both long life and low weight and has a weight-to-power ratio of 1.14 lb/hp. The engine is intended specifically for intermittent and continuous duty in marine and ground installations. The engine development program was backed by extensive development of individual components. The development and design of the engine are described in detail.

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