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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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MBDA Tests Compact Missile Using Lockheed Standalone Launcher

Lockheed Martin and MBDA have wrapped up qualification tests of the latter’s Common Anti-air Modular Missile from Lockheed’s Extensible Launching System three-cell standalone launcher. MBDA said Thursday the ExLS launcher works to integrate new missiles and munitions into naval surface warships that are equipped with Lockheed’s Mk 41 vertical launching system. The 3-cell ExLS is …

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