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April 15, 2017
Leonardo subsidiary supplies auxiliary engines for U.S. Coast Guard vessels
Washington (UPI) Apr 10, 2017
The U.S. Coast Guard's new Offshore Patrol Vessels are to be equipped with hybrid electric drive systems from Leonardo DRS Technologies, the company announced on Thursday. The U.S. subsidiary of Leonardo said Eastern Shipbuilding, which is constructing the vessels, has ordered nine such systems at a cost of $10.7 million. "DRS is a pioneer in naval hybrid electric drive technologies and we are proud to be able to deliver these advanced systems to the Coast Guard's newest generation of sh ... read more

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