January 9, 1982 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News

Louis Allis Awarded Navy Contract Of $7.9 Million For Sonar Power Kits

A firm fixed-price contract for $7,937,936 has been awarded to the Louis Allis division of Litton Industries by the Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C.

The Milwaukee-based manufacturer of electric motors, solidstate motor drives, and power conversion equipment for industrial and naval uses is to supply 56 SQS-26 sonar power supply/ engineering change kits, with an option for 29 additional kits. In addition, Louis Allis is to produce spare parts and supply engineering, installation, and checkout services, as well as training.

The 80-year-old Litton division has been supplying motors and other equipment for U.S. Navy requirements since 1940. It has produced approximately 150 secondary propulsion units for frigates and submarines; 125 sonar power supplies for cruisers, destroyers, and frigates; and 46 degaussing power supplies for Navy ships in the past 15 years.

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