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Navy Secretary Richard Spencer Tours Lockheed Team’s LCS Production Line

U.S. Navy Secretary Richard Spencer has visited a shipyard in Marinette, Wis., where  a Lockheed Martin-led industry team is building a Freedom-variant Littoral Combat Ship. Lockheed said Thursday it leads a team consisting of Fincantieri Marinette Marine, Gibbs & Cox and at least 800 suppliers from across 42 states to support the service branch’s LCS program. …

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Lockheed’s LCS Team Christens Navy’s Future USS Indianapolis

A Lockheed Martin-led industry team christened the U.S. Navy‘s 17th Littoral Combat Ship during a ceremony held Saturday at a shipyard in Marinette, Wisconsin. Sen. Joe Donnelly’s wife Jill broke a champagne bottle across the USS Indianapolis bow as the ship sponsor, Lockheed said Saturday. The next Freedom-variant ship will continue to undergo assembly and test …

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Rolls-Royce Wins Lockheed Freedom LCS Team’s Supplier of the Year Award

Rolls-Royce has received a supplier of the year award from a Lockheed Martin-led industry team contracted to build Freedom-variant Littoral Combat Ships for the U.S. Navy. Lockheed said Wednesday that Rolls-Royce was given recognition during the 30th annual Surface Navy Association National Symposium held Tuesday. Rolls-Royce produces the MT30 gas turbines and Mk1 waterjets for the …

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GE Taps RJE Global to Produce Gas Turbine Modules for Australia’s Navy Frigate Program

General Electric‘s Marine Solutions subsidiary has selected RJE Global to assemble gas turbine modules and produce engine components in support of the Australian navy’s frigate program. Marine Solutions said Wednesday that the memorandum of understanding requires RJE to produce LM2500 modules for the nine-ship SEA 5000 Future Frigate program which …

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Lockheed-Led Team Concludes Navy LCS Builder’s Trials

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 & …

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Lockheed-Led Industry Team Launches 15th Navy LCS; Joe North Comments

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 …

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Navy Sec. Ray Mabus Meets With LCS Sailors, Shipbuilders at Marinette Shipyard

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 …

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Navy Commissions 7th LCS Ship, 4th Lockheed Team-Built Freedom Variant

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 …

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