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Navy Receives 5th Freedom-Variant LCS From Lockheed, Fincantieri Marinette Marine

Lockheed Martin and naval shipbuilding company Fincantieri Marinette Marine  have delivered a fifth Freedom-variant littoral combat ship to the U.S. Navy following the completion of  acceptance trials. The Navy accepted delivery of its future USS Little Rock and the service branch is scheduled to commission the new warship later this year, Lockheed said …

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Lockheed-Fincantieri Marinette Marine Team Supports Navy USS Little Rock LCS Acceptance Trials

An alliance between Lockheed Martin and Fincantieri Marinette Marine has helped the U.S. Navy Board of Inspection and Survey perform acceptance trials on the service branch’s future Freedom-variant littoral combat ship. Lockheed said Thursday that USS Little Rock, the Navy’s fifth Freedom-class LCS, completed the five-day trials in port and …

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Australia Eyes BAE Systems, Fincantieri, Navantia for $27B Frigates Program

The Australian defense ministry eyes either BAE Systems, Fincantieri or Navantia as the potential manufacturer of new frigates for the Australian navy under a $27 billion program, Defense News reported Monday. Nigel Pittaway writes that Australia shortlisted BAE Systems’ Global Combat Ship, Fincantieri’s multi-mission anti-submarine warfare ship and a modified Navantia Alvaro de Bazan-class vessel …

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Lockheed-Led Team Concludes Acceptance Trials of Eighth Freedom-Variant LCS

A Lockheed Martin-led industry group has wrapped up a series of acceptance trials of the U.S. Navy‘s eighth Freedom-variant littoral combat ship in Lake Michigan. USS Billings (LCS-15) underwent maneuverability tests and demonstrations of the ship’s combat systems against surface and aerial threats as well as aviation support and small boat launch-and-recovery …

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