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Wisconsin Business Group Gets $500K Grant to Clean Up Property for Maritime Facility

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. has awarded a $500,000 grant to a business group to perform environmental remediation work on a property in Marinette, Wisconsin, to facilitate the construction of a 23,000-square-foot maritime facility, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Thursday. Rick Barrett writes the Marinette County Association for Business and Industry will …

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MBDA to Help Build Qatar’s Coastal Defense System

MBDA has secured a contract of an undisclosed value to build a coastal defense system that will work to help Qatar’s navy defend territorial waters against hostile ships. The system will be designed to deploy an extended-range Marte missile and an Exocet MM40 Block 3 missile as well as feature autonomous radar mode and data-linking to a higher level within …

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Lockheed-Led Team Dispatches 7th LCS to Navy

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 …

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New Lockheed-Built Navy LCS Goes Into Active Service; Stephanie Hill Comments

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 …

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Lockheed, Marinette Marine Get $232M Navy Contract Modification for LCS 21 & 23

Lockheed Martin and Fincantieri subsidiary Marinette Marine have received a $232 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to build two new littoral combat ships, plus another LCS if the added contract option is exercised. Fincantieri said Thursday Congress has appropriated full funding for LCS 21 and advanced procurement funding for LCS 23, while funding …

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Jan Allman to Join Marinette Marine as CEO

Jan Allman, formerly a Navistar Corp. executive, will join the Fincantieri Marine Group-owned Marinette Marine Corp. subsidiary as president, CEO and general manager on Monday. “This is the logical next step in Fincantieri's unwavering commitment and continued investment in the US market,“ Fincantieri CEO Giuseppe Bono said June 16. Allman is also …

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Richard McCreary Signs Up With BAE Systems Ship Repair

Richard McCreary has joined BAE Systems Ship Repair as vice president of its Commercial Business Development unit. He will work in the firm's Norfolk, Va. headquarters with Vice President of Government Business Development Dick Camacho, and report to Ship Repair President Bill Clifford. Prior to his current role at BAE …

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