The Umgeni engine is a 1000N thrust class cycle turbojet and is able to provde up to 1.6kW of electrical power and has self start between 15000 - 20000ft. It is currently being designed to exted the trange of the next generation stand-off weapons.
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The Umgeni gas turbine is single stage mixed/diagonal flow compressor with a tandem bladed trasonic diffuser coupled to a reverse flow annular combustor. The turbine section consists of a hybrid configurationaxial nozzle guide vane with a conventional radial-inflow turbine rotor.
The engine is extremely compact for its class due to the novel configuration, and is ideally suited for integration into stand of weapons or could form the core of a larger turbofan engine, giving it increased application.
Radeshan Moodley, Glen Snedden, Bronwyn Meyers
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