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Vericor Power Systems selected as the supplier of Gas Turbines for Griffon Hoverwork’s Fast Amphibious Military Transport

Vericor Power Systems, is selected by Griffon Hoverwork as a partner for the supply of gas turbines to power the Wyvern hovercraft program.

Under the new leadership, Vericor will continue to evolve its technology solutions which most benefit our customers and strengthen our relationships with our valued partners. We are excited about the opportunity to create new synergies under the Kanaci Technologies group with a focus on enhancing our turbine technology offerings across the defense & civil marine propulsion, energy, and power generation markets.

The Company entered a Strategic Alliance with Griffon Hoverwork, who announced the name and specifications of its new class of Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC), the Wyvern, on September 12, 2023. The Wyvern class has been designed to deliver a rapid, amphibious transport solution for the world’s military forces looking to deploy resources in response to conflict scenarios, natural disasters, or humanitarian crises.

“We feel privileged to partner with the team at Griffon Hoverwork and are excited with their decision to select Vericor gas turbines to power the Wyvern LCAC for a crucial military client,” said Umberto Marseglia, Chief Commercial Officer of Vericor Power Systems.

Mark Downer, Engineering Director at Griffon Hoverwork, explains: “We have been working on project Wyvern for six years using our unrivaled experience in naval architecture and engineering input from select suppliers like Vericor.  Combining our skills and experience has allowed us to improve the current models with lessons learned from servicing amphibious vessels operating in the harshest conditions. Our goal was to create a class of hovercraft which would always be ready to operate, straightforward to maintain, and with the inherent flexibility to adapt to customers’ current and future requirements.”

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