General Electric LM1500
|National origin||United States|
|Developed from||General Electric J79|
The LM1500 was derived from the J79 engine in the early 1960s. Its first commercial use was as a catapult for launching aircraft. Over time, its commercial applications widened to include marine propulsion and its use at oil and gas pipeline compressor stations.
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