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Naval Propulsion Program (NPP)

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The Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) Navy Propulsion Program was established in 1993. The DCMA NPP provides support to DCMA, Navy and Government contractor personnel for ship propulsion related items. This includes propellers, propulsors, propulsion shaft bearings, and propulsion shafting issues.

Point of Contact

Program Manager | (617) 763-7329
NAVSEA NSWCCD | (215) 897-7318

Specifications and Guidance

Specifications for Naval ship propellers and propulsion shafting. (PDF | Doc)

MIL-STD-2199A (26 July 2010)
Glass Reinforced Plastic Coverings for Propeller Shafting
MIL-S-23284A (15 Jun 1990)
Steel Forgings, Carbon and Alloy, for Shafts, Sleeves, Propeller Nuts, Couplings, and Stocks (Rudders and Diving Planes)
DLAI 4140.55/SECNAVINST 4355.18A (21 Jan 1999)
Reporting of Supply Discrepancies
MIL-DTL-2845E (18 Aug 1999)
Preservation, Packaging, Packing and Storage of Propulsion Systems, Boat and Ship, Main Shafting, Propellers, Bearings, Gauges, Special Tools, and Associated Repair Parts. This specification supersedes MIL-P-2845D of 17 June 1991
NAVSEA Instruction 9245.1A
Ship Propellers and Propulsion Shafts
Oversize-Overweight Commercial Transportation Shipment Policy Message (Jan 2003)

Guidance (PDF)

Propeller Transportation Information
The attachment provides additional guidance for transportation of ship propellers. This information must be provided to transportation officers when making shipping arrangements.
Propeller Inspection Sampling Requirements
The attachment provides additional guidance for transportation of ship propellers. This information must be provided to transportation officers when making shipping arrangements.

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