Tag Archives: Littoral Combat Ship

Weekly Roundup Oct 19 – Oct 23 2015: Contracting Giants Kick Off 3Q Earnings Season & more

Weekly Roundup Oct 19 – Oct 23 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Three of the U.S.’ five largest government contractors and members of Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index ushered in the latest round of earnings reports this week and …

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USNI News: Lockheed to Secure Combat Mgmt System Contract for Navy’s Future Frigates

The Naval Sea Systems Command has announced plans to award a contract to Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to provide a common combat management platform for future frigates, USNI News reported Wednesday. Megan Eckstein writes the service branch’s intention to award the sole-source contract to Lockheed comes after its decision to …

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Northrop Awarded LCS Mission Package Integration Work

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 18, 2015 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a $38.5 million contract from the U.S. Navy to provide integration work for mine warfare mission packages involving littoral combat ships, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Majority of the contract will be carried out in Bethpage, New York, …

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Lockheed, Marinette Marine to Build 2 Additional Combat Ships for Navy

TYSONS CORNER, VA April 21, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Monday on Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Marinette Marine receiving the go-ahead to build two Freedom-class littoral combat ships (LCS 21 and LCS 23) for the U.S. Navy under a contract modification worth $232 million that also includes …

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Bill Irby: Textron Systems Unmanned Vessel to Support Naval Minesweeping

Textron‘s (NYSE: TXT) unmanned systems business will supply the U.S. Navy with its Common Unmanned Surface Vessel under a 30-month, $33.8 million contract as part of the service’s Unmanned Influence Sweep System program. The company’s Textron Systems division said Wednesday it will design, build and qualify the unmanned vessel and associated command-and-control software for …

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GD Bath Iron Works Wins Potential $100M LCS Planning Yard Contract

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Bath Iron Works subsidiary has won a potential $100, 418, 069 contract to perform planning yard services for the U.S. Navy‘s Littoral Combat Ship program. The Navy received three offers for the cost-plus-award-fee contract and Bath Iron Works will act as the single planning yard for the LCS …

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Joe North: Lockheed Suggests “Low-Risk” Design Options for Navy’s Littoral Warship Program

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Austal have responded to the U.S. Navy‘s request for information on technical data and cost estimates for the service’s future warships and associated weapons, Reuters reported Thursday. Andrea Shalal writes that the Navy formed a task force to review the Littoral Combat Ship program and …

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Navy Orders 4 Lockheed, Austal Littoral Combat Ships for $1.4B

The U.S. Navy has awarded approximately $1.4 billion in contract funds to Austal USA and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) for construction of four additional Littoral Combat Ships. Contract line items for each ship cover seaframe construction, systems integration and test and systems equipment, the Defense Department said Monday. Lockheed was awarded …

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BAE to Build Malaysia Patrol Vessel Gun Systems

BAE Systems has won a $57 million contract to manufacture gun systems for a new fleet of Malaysian navy warships, Defense News reports. Andrew Chuter writes the company will build the 57-milimeter Mk3 guns at its Karlskoga, Sweden-based gun operation and is scheduled to deliver the weapons to Malaysia in …

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General Dynamics to Build Navy Ship Gun Systems; Michael Bolon Comments

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) land systems business unit has won a $25.7 million contract to produce eight gun systems for the U.S. Navy to use on San Antonio-class and Littoral Combat Ships. The MK46 30mm Naval Weapon Systems are intended to function as the San Antonio-class’ main deck gun and as the …

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