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Lockheed Martin and Austal secure LCS contracts

9th October 2017 - 16:16 GMT | by Alice Budge in London


Lockheed Martin and Austal USA have been awarded contract modifications to build additional littoral combat ships (LCS) for the US Navy.

The value of both contracts is under the 2017 congressional cost cap of $584 million per ship, although the US Department of Defense stated the specific award amount for the ships is considered 'source selection sensitive information' and would 'not be made public at this time'.

The contract awarded to Lockheed Martin to construct LCS 27 at Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM) will be the 14th Freedom-variant LCS ordered by the navy to date and includes the provision of integrated

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