Combustion Engineering A w a r d e d $12 Million In Navy Boiler Contracts

Combustion Engineering, Inc.

(C-E) has been awarded four separate contracts for boilers and related equipment to be installed on U.S.

Navy ships, the company recently announced. The value of the contracts, booked in the third quarter, is approximately $12 million.

C-E will supply two propulsion boilers for an amphibious assault ship, nine waste heat boilers for three guided missile cruisers, and six auxiliary boilers for three dock landing ships. Delivery is expected in 1986 and 1987.

Six of the waste heat boilers will be supplied to the Bath Iron Works Corporation of Bath, Maine. Bath will install three boilers on each of two U.S. Guided Missile Cruisers (CG-60 & 61), with delivery scheduled for 1987.

The second contract calls for three shipsets of auxiliary boilers to be provided by C-E to Avondale Shipyards, Inc., of New Orleans, La., a division of Avondale Industries, Inc. Avondale will install the boilers on three U.S. Navy Dock Landing ships (LSD-45, 46 & 47).

Two shipsets will be delivered in 1986, while the third will be delivered in 1987.

The two other contracts are with Ingalls Shipbuilding of Pascagoula, Miss., a division of Litton Systems, Inc. The first is for two C-E V2M main propulsion boilers to be installed aboard a U.S. Navy Amphibious Assault Ship (LHD-2). The second contract is for three waste heat boilers to be installed aboard a U.S. Navy Guided Missile Cruiser (CG-62).

The LHD-2 boilers are scheduled for a third quarter 1986 delivery.

The three CG-62 waste heat boilers are scheduled for delivery in early 1987.

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