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An industry team led by Lockheed Martin wrapped up builder’s trials of the U.S. Navy‘s USS Little Rock littoral combat ship Thursday. The sea trials took place in Lake Michigan and sought to demonstrate the reliability and performance of the warship’s propulsion system, Lockheed said Monday. Lockheed’s team members include Fincantieri Marinette Marine, Gibbs & Cox and approximately 800 suppliers […] More
An industry team led by Lockheed Martin has launched the U.S. Navy‘s 15th Littoral Combat Ship into the Menominee River from the Fincantieri Marinette Marine shipyard in Wisconsin. Lockheed said Saturday that USS Billings will undergo additional outfitting and testing activities at the Wisconsin-based shipyard ahead of a scheduled delivery to the service branch in 2018. Fincantieri Marinette Marine, […] More
A Lockheed Martin-led industry team, which includes naval architect Gibbs & Cox and more than 800 suppliers, has laid the keel for a U.S. Navy littoral combat ship at a Fincantieri Marinette Marine facility in Wisconsin. The future USS St Louis, dubbed LCS 19, is one of seven ships in various construction stages at Fincantieri Marinette Marine, […] More
A Freedom-class U.S. Navy littoral combat ship built by a Lockheed Martin-led industry team has completed a series of combat system ship qualification trials that evaluated the vessel’s capacity to track and disable maneuvering surface targets. The service branch said Friday LCS Crew 103 tested the USS Detroit‘s combat systems suite that includes a 57mm gun designed to target fast […] More
U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus has visited the Fincantieri Marinette Marine shipyard in Wisconsin and met with the shipbuilders and sailors of the Freedom-variant Littoral Combat Ship program. Mabus saw the six LCS ships currently in construction under the Lockheed Martin-led team during his tour of the shipyard, the company said Monday. The team has delivered four Freedom-variant LCS to the Navy […] More
The U.S. Navy has commissioned and assigned to active service its seventh littoral combat ship overall and fourth LCS vessel constructed by a Lockheed Martin-led industry team. Lockheed said Saturday the USS Detroit Freedom-class LCS will join the fleet with similar variants USS Fort Worth, USS Milwaukee and USS Freedom. USS Detroit completed its acceptance trials in July and is the […] More
Lockheed Martin and its team of industry partners have unveiled and christened the U.S. Navy‘s 13th littoral combat ship during a ceremony at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine shipyard. The team launched LCS 13, which will be the third Navy ship to bear the name USS Wichita, into the Menominee River in Wisconsin, Lockheed said Saturday. The future USS Wichita […] More
Lockheed Martin and its team of industry partners have delivered the seventh littoral combat ship and future USS Detroit to the U.S. Navy. The company said Monday the ship features a modular design, plug-and-play architecture and 40-percent reconfigurable shipboard space designed to support requirement updates. USS Detroit is the fourth Freedom-class LCS that Lockheed has delivered to the Navy, which will commission […] More
A team of industry partners led by Lockheed Martin laid the keel for the U.S. Navy‘s 17th littoral combat ship during a ceremony held at a Fincantieri Marinette Marine facility in Wisconsin. The future USS Indianapolis (LCS 17) is the fourth ship to bear the name and is one of the seven ships currently in construction at Marinette […] More
The U.S. Navy placed its fifth Littoral Combat Ship into active service during a commissioning ceremony held in Milwaukee Saturday. Lockheed Martin designed and built the Freedom-class USS Milwaukee LCS with Gibbs & Cox and Fincantieri Marinette Marine, Lockheed said Saturday. “The entire Lockheed Martin-led LCS industry team is proud to deliver USS Milwaukee to the crew […] More
A team led by Lockheed Martin has introduced a new Littoral Combat Ship for the U.S. Navy at a Marinette Marine-owned shipyard in the Menominee River in Wisconsin. The company said Saturday Janee Bonner served as the sponsor for the USS Little Rock and Navy Secretary Ray Mabus delivered the keynote address at the christening ceremony held Saturday. Lockheed […] More
A consortium of Lockheed Martin, Marinette Marine and Gibbs & Cox has started to design and construct a 13th Littoral Combat Ship for the U.S. Navy. A keel laying ceremony of the USS Wichita took place Monday at Marinette’s facility in Wisconsin and Kate Staples Lehrer, an author and a ship sponsor, signed her initials into […] More
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