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(Beloit, WI) - Fairbanks Morse Engine, a worldwide leader in diesel engine technology and manufacturing, has supplied four Colt-Pielstick PC2.5 STC diesel engines for the USS New York. The USS New York, a member of the U.S. Navy’s newest amphibious assault class, features steel salvaged from Ground Zero at the former World Trade Center.

 

“Our Wisconsin and northern Illinois based workforce is proud to have manufactured the propulsion diesels for the NEW YORK, and we are pleased the Navy continues to look to Fairbanks Morse Engine and the Colt-Pielstick medium speed diesel engine family for its mission critical propulsion and power generation needs,” said George Whittier, president of Fairbanks Morse Engine.

 

Fairbanks Morse and the Navy League are co-sponsoring various USS New York commissioning activities (www.ussny.org), which extend over a 10-day period. “This commissioning will have special meaning to many Americans, and we thank Fairbanks Morse Engine for their generous support. When USS New York departs New York Harbor, her crew will carry the spirit of New York with them,” said Rear Admiral (Ret.) Robert Ravitz, co-chairman of the committee.

 

Since the 1880’s, Fairbanks Morse Engine has been providing diesel engine technology, manufacturing solutions, OEM replacement parts and exceptional field service from its Beloit, WI campus. The company’s targeted markets include stationary power generation, medium speed diesel engines and generator sets for the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard. For additional Fairbanks Morse Engine information, visit www.fairbanksmorse.com .

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