Science: Navy's Gamble

The Navy reported that it had won out in a great engineering adventure which has made U.S. warships, pound for pound, the most efficient craft on the seven seas. Its new high-pressure, high-temperature steam turbine has succeeded beyond its rosiest hopes. The new design:

> Saves up to 35% in fuel.

> Adds up to 1,000 miles to a warship's cruising range.

> Enables each ship to carry more armament.

> Increases the effective size of the Navy by allowing more ships to be on the line at all times.

The turbine is a seagoing adaptation...

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