Fairbanks Morse Engine to Provide Propulsion for LPD 29

Fairbanks Morse has been awarded a contract to build and deliver the main propulsion diesel engines (MPDE) that will power LPD 29, the U.S. Navy’s thirteenth San Antonio landing platform dock (LPD) class ship. Fairbanks Morse will also be a featured exhibitor this week at the Surface Navy Association’s (SNA) 30th Annual National Symposium. Construction of the engines will begin in 2019 and they are scheduled to be delivered in 2020 to Huntington Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, Mississippi. Fairbanks Morse will then support installation, testing, and sea trials for the…

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