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Austal USA Lands $584M Navy Contract for Littoral Combat Ship Construction

Austal’s U.S. arm has received a potential five-year, $584.2 million contract to build a Littoral Combat Ship for the U.S. Navy. The fixed-price-incentive contract covers LCS class services and integrated data environment assistance and includes options for post-delivery availability support and construction of additional LCS vessels, the Defense Department said Friday. Austal …

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Report: Saudi Arabia, Lockheed Seal $6B Deal for Modified Littoral Combat Ships

Saudi Arabia and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) have closed on a $6 billion contract for the Bethesda, Maryland-based defense contractor to deliver four modified versions of Littoral Combat Ships, Bloomberg reported Friday. The deal for Multi-Mission Surface Combatant Ships comes as President Donald Trump heads to the Middle Eastern country as part …

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Navy Awards Northrop Potential $812M LCS Gun Mission Module Production Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a potential $812 million contract by the U.S. Navy to manufacture gun mission modules for the service branch’s Littoral Combat Ships. The company will also support basic outfitting assembly installation, engineering, sustainment and interim depot-level maintenance of LCS gun mission modules, the Defense Department said …

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Mitre Proposes 15-Year Navy Shipbuilding Plan

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 14, 2017 — Mitre has developed a 15-year shipbuilding plan for the U.S. Navy that would bring the fleet size to 414 combat ships with a “high-low mix” of low-end warships and high-end combat vessels, Executive Gov reported Monday. Breaking Defense reported Friday the plan also involves the cancellation of the Littoral Combat …

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ManTech to Help Test Navy’s Weapons, Combat Systems Under $87M Task Order; Dan Keefe Comments

ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) has secured a potential five-year, $87 million task order to help the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division test and evaluate  weapons and combat systems. The company said Friday it will provide comprehensive T&E services across the U.S. Navy‘s weapons and combat systems programs that cover Navy and Defense Department …

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General Dynamics Gets $126M Navy Contract Extension for DDG 51 Destroyer Modernization Support

General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) Bath Iron Works subsidiary has received a potential one-year, $126 million contract extension from the U.S. Navy to continue to provide post-delivery modernization support for Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) destroyer ships. The contract contains a six-month option and will run through December 2017, General Dynamics said Monday. …

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Weekly Roundup August 29 – September 2 2016: September Brings CR Talk Again, SAIC Earnings Due & more

August 29 – September 2 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This calendar year so far has brought an unprecedented year of change and tectonic shifts to the government contracting sector and even with that said, what other catalysts could come in the …

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Lockheed, Austal Land Navy Contract Modifications for Freedom, Independence LCS

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Austal have been awarded separate contract modifications to build two fiscal 2016 littoral combat ships for the U.S. Navy. Lockheed will build one Freedom-variant warship (LCS 25) under a $564 million contract modification and Austal’s U.S. business will construct an Independence-variant combat vessel (LCS 26) for another …

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Weekly Roundup Mar. 7 – Mar. 11 2016: GovCon Index, Defense Stocks Show Steady Recovery & more

Mar. 7 – Mar. 11 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The start of March has given investors everywhere a respite of calm so far after a January and February period of across-the-board, worldwide market volatility that carried over from the …

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Lockheed Martin Christens Freedom-Class LCS USS Sioux City

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 2, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has christened and launched the U.S. Navy‘s 11th littoral combat ship at the Menominee River in Wisconsin, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Saturday the Freedom-class USS Sioux City will undergo tests before it is delivered to the Navy for full operations early next …

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