DOD limits auxiliary ship engine purchases to five-nation industrial base

By Linda Hersey / July 20, 2023 at 3:29 PM
Navy auxiliary ship engines must be made in countries that are part of a five-nation industrial and technology base, as outlined in a final rule the Defense Department issued Thursday . The large medium-speed diesel engines for new auxiliary ships must be manufactured in the United States, Australia, Canada, New Zealand or the United Kingdom, as defined under Title 10 of the U.S. Code . Auxiliary ships support combatant ships and other naval operations, but do not include icebreakers or...

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