propulsion system

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Noun1.propulsion system - a system that provides a propelling or driving force
system - instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity; "he bought a new stereo system"; "the system consists of a motor and a small computer"
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Oceanvolt SEA system enables among other things running your A/C and other appliances without using your generator by converting the electricity from the propulsion system battery into 220VAC.
The link between propulsion system and environment may be direct or indirect.
Manufacturer and designer of aircraft engines Pratt & Whitney, a business unit of United Technologies Corp (NYSE: UTX), announced on Wednesday (28 November) that the company has delivered the first F135 short-takeoff/vertical-landing (STOVL) propulsion system, including the Rolls-Royce Lift System, to Lockheed Martin in Fort Worth, Texas, US.
Improvements have also been reportedly made to conventional propulsion systems, such as the Integrated Power System, which produces electrical power for both the propulsion system and ship's support systems.
It covers work on the F135 propulsion system for the Lockheed Martin Joint Strike Fighter aircraft.
The Integral team has been working for two years to support Glenn's Numerical Propulsion System Simulation (NPSS), an effort that has received NASA's prestigious "Turning Goals Into Reality" (TGIR) award last April.
In their investigations, the review boards focused on the propulsion system for Landsat 6, which used a fuel called hydrazine.
The PowerPhase HD([R]) 220 is the most powerful vehicle electric propulsion system launched by UQM
The vessel is a "super eco-ship" with a high-efficiency propulsion system that achieves outstanding energy savings, environmental load reduction, and enhanced passenger comfort and safety.
May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney announced yesterday that its JSF119 propulsion system has been installed by the Smithsonian Institution at the National Air and Space Museum Steven F.
Lockheed Martin's X-35B has completed hover-pit testing of its short- takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) propulsion system, while Boeing's X-32B has wrapped up its final STOVL engine runs.