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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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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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Austal, Navy to Christen ‘Tulsa’ Littoral Combat Ship; Sean Stackley Comments

Austal‘s U.S. subsidiary will host a christening ceremony Saturday for the U.S. Navy‘s future Independence-variant littoral combat ship at the company’s shipyard in Mobile, Alabama. The USS Tulsa, designated LCS 16, is the second Navy ship that honors the same-named city in Oklahoma and built to support the service branch’s near-shore environment and open-ocean operations. Tulsa …

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Austal USA Delivers ‘Montgomery’ Littoral Combat Ship to Navy

Austal USA formally turned over the USS Montgomery littoral combat ship to the U.S. Navy at a ceremony held Thursday at the company’s shipyard in Mobile, Alabama. The Navy said Friday Montgomery, which is scheduled to be commissioned in September,  will be the military branch’s seventh LCS and fourth ship of its Independence class. Capt. Tom Anderson, the Navy’s LCS …

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Viscount Lands Fed Govt Building Security Contracts; Dennis Raefield Comments

Viscount Systems will supply and deploy $50,000 worth of physical security platforms at facilities run by an unidentified federal agency in California and Louisiana. The agency ordered Viscount’s Freedom access control system and VeriCert authorization software to monitor access points in buildings, Viscount said Monday. “As the U.S. government continues …

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