VIDEO: LCS 19 completes Acceptance Trials

Lockheed Martin reports that Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) 19, the future USS St. Louis, has completed Acceptance Trials in Lake Michigan. Now that trials are complete, the ship will undergo final outfitting

Fincantieri Marinette and Vigor deliver first vessels in Bahrain RB-M contract

Shipbuilders Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM) and Vigor (Team RB-M) report the delivery of the first three on a six vessel RB-M (Response Boat-Medium) contract to the U.S. Coast Guard. The boats are

Marinette and Vigor deliver two more RB-Ms to Jordan

Shipbuilders Fincantieri Marinette Marine and Vigor (Team RB-M) have delivered two additional Response Boat-Mediums (RB-Ms) to the U.S. Coast Guard. These boats are part of an approved foreign military sale to Jordan

Fincantieri Marinette Marine names retired admiral as president

The Board of Directors of Fincantieri Marinette Marine Corporation named retired Navy three-star admiral Richard W. Hunt as the president of the shipyard at its annual board last week. “This move is

Fincantieri Marinette to get $31 million in state grants

Fincantieri Marinette Marine is to receive grants totaling $31 million from the State of Wisconsin for workforce development and shipyard upgrades. The funding was part of Wisconsin’s recently signed two-year budget and

VIDEO: Fincantieri Marinette Marine launches LCS 21

The future USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul (LCS 21) splashed into the Menominee River today in a spectacular side launch at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine Shipyard, Marinette, Wis. Ship sponsor Jodi J. Greene, Deputy

Navy takes another step towards FFG (X) procurement

The Navy is moving right along with its plans for the FFG (X) guided missile frigate, issuing a presolicitation notice February 22 that said it intends to issue a solicitation under full

VIDEO: LCS 15 completes acceptance trials

DECEMBER 10, 2018 — Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) 15, the future USS Billings, has completed acceptance trials in Lake Michigan, the ship’s final significant milestone before delivery. LCS 15 is the eighth

Navy awards contract mods for three more Littoral Combat Ships

SEPTEMBER 18, 2018 —The Navy today awarded modifications to previously awarded Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) contracts for one FY 2018 LCS to Lockheed Martin and two FY 2018 LCSs to Austal USA.

NAVSEA awards five companies FFG (X) concept design contract mods

JULY 30, 2018 — The U.S. Navy’s Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) is exercising contract options for additional Guided Missile Frigate (FFG(X)) conceptual design efforts with each of the five companies awarded