Thursday, March 24, 2011

Navy places order for LCS 8 with Austal

The U.S. Navy announced today that it has placed an order for the construction of a fourth 127-meter trimaran Independence-Class Littoral Combat Ship (LCS-8) with Austal at its Mobile, Alabama...

March 24, 2011
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Friday, March 18, 2011

U.S. Navy awards Lockheed Martin next Littoral Combat Ship contract

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Navy has awarded a Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT]-led industry team $376 million to construct the nation’s seventh Littoral Combat Ship (LCS). The fixed-price-incentive-fee contract provides funding...

March 18, 2011
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Thursday, December 30, 2010

Littoral Combat Ship Contract Award Announced

WASHINGTON (NNS) — The Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin Corp. and Austal USA each a fixed-price incentive contract for the design and construction of a 10 ship block-buy, for a...

December 30, 2010
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Wednesday, December 22, 2010

LCS contract for Austal and Marinette moves forward

Looks like Christmas came early for Austal and Marinette Marine!  Congratulations, this is HUGE! December 22nd, 2010:  Congress approved a short-term spending bill Tuesday night, clearing a contract for Marinette...

December 22, 2010
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Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Lockheed Martin Launches LCS 3

The Lockheed Martin-led industry team today launched the nation’s third Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), Fort Worth, at the Marinette Marine shipyard in Wisconsin. The 389-foot Fort Worth was launched into...

December 7, 2010
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Tuesday, July 14, 2009

USS Fort Worth’s (LSC 3) Keel Laid

Saturday, a Lockheed Martin led team held a keel-laying ceremony at Marinette Marine’s shipyard for the USS Fort Worth, marking the start of construction for the U.S. Navy’s third Littoral...

July 14, 2009
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Wednesday, November 5, 2008

First Littoral Combat Ship to be Commisioned – Freedom (LCS-1)

This coming Saturday the U.S. Navy will be commissioning its first Littoral Combat Ship, USS Freedom (LCS-1), in a ceremony at Veterans Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  Freedom is the first...

November 5, 2008
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Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Ships Of The Future – LCS, Littoral Combat Ship

Popular Science brings us Future Navy Ships – Littoral Combat Ship. They write: This is a small, fast ship (capable of 45 knots) for sub-hunting, mine-clearing, and fighting small boats...

July 30, 2008
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