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  • 28 March 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Fincantieri Marinette Marine has hosted a keel-laying ceremony for the US Navy’s future littoral combat ship USS Marinette (LCS 25). During a March 27 ceremony in which the beginning of the ship’s construction was formally marked, the ship’s sponsor Jennifer Granholm, former governor of Michigan, had her initials welded into the ship’s keel plate. LCS […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S.-based Fincantieri Marinette Marine announced it has received a contract supply another two boats to the The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. The contract for the two Response Boats–Medium (RB-Ms) vessels was issued by the U.S. Coast Guard and will be delivered under the foreign military sales contract. This award brings the total number of RB-M’s built by team […]

  • 15 August 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Lockheed Martin-led industry team held a keel-laying ceremony for the US Navy’s 23rd Littoral Combat Ship (LCS). The keel for the 12th Freedom-variant littoral combat ship, future USS Cooperstown, was laid on August 14 in a ceremony held at Fincantieri Marinette Marine in Marinette, Wisconsin. Ellen R. Tillapaugh, Mayor of the Village of Cooperstown, […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Authorities, Industry news

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus visited Marinette Marine Corporation Sept. 12 to tour the shipyard and receive an update on the Freedom-variant littoral combat ship (LCS) and its manufacturing process. “LCS represents the future;” said Mabus, “the future of the Navy, the future of manufacturing and the future of how we get things done.” […]

  • 19 September 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    USS Wichita, the U.S. Navy’s 13th littoral combat ship was launched during a September 17 ceremony at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine shipyard in Marinette. Lockheed Martin, the company leading the industry team that builds the Freedom variant of LCS ships has shared a video of LCS 13 hitting the water moments after being christened. Ship sponsor, Kate […]

  • 23 February 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Lockheed Martin-led team in charge of constructing the Freedom-variant littoral combat ships held a keel-laying for the future USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul, the US Navy’s 21st LCS. The ceremony was held at Fincantieri Marinette Marine in Marinette, Wisconsin, on February 22. Ship sponsor Jodi Greene completed the time-honored tradition and authenticated the keel by welding her […]

  • 18 June 2012
    Industry news

    Few days ago Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin toured the Marinette Marine Corp. shipyard in Marinette where she was briefed on the company’s work on the Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) and other projects. Baldwin had been a strong advocate for bringing the Navy’s LCS contract work to Marinette Marine and other Wisconsin suppliers, including Fairbanks Morse […]

  • 19 July 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy’s Deputy Undersecretary announced that the twenty-second littoral combat ship, the future USS Minneapolis/Saint Paul (LCS 21) would be commissioned in Duluth, Minnesota. Deputy Undersecretary of the Navy Jodi Greene is also the ship’s sponsor. “We are eager to announce that Duluth has been chosen as the city in which we will hold […]

  • 23 September 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy will honor the cities where the littoral combat ships are being constructed by naming the next two LCS after them. U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced September 22, that the next Freedom and Independence variant littoral combat ships will be named USS Marinette (LCS 25) and USS Mobile (LCS 26). […]

  • 24 December 2015
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy announced December 23 that the future littoral combat ships USS Detroit (LCS 7) and USS Montgomery (LCS 8) are scheduled to be homeported at Naval Base San Diego following their commissioning in summer 2016. Detroit is a Freedom-class littoral combat ship being built at Marinette Marine Shipyard in Marinette, Wisconsin. Montgomery is […]

  • 19 September 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy awarded contract modifications for three Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 littoral combat ships on September 18. Lockheed Martin was awarded one FY 2018 LCS and Austal USA received two FY 2018 LCS contracts. “These contract awards represent an important next step in delivering critical warfighting capability to the fleet,” said Capt. Mike Taylor, LCS […]

  • 10 April 2018
    Industry news

    US shipbuilder Fincantieri Marinette Marine announced it has welcomed retired US Navy Vice Admiral Richard W. Hunt as its chief strategy officer and head of institutional relations. At Fincantieri Marinette Marine, Adm. Hunt will communicate the shipbuilder’s technological and performance advantages. He will also manage and expand the company’s relationships with government customers and federal, state, […]

  • 7 June 2012
    Industry news

    The Navy officially accepted delivery of the future USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) June 6 during a ceremony held at the Marinette Marine Corp. shipyard in Marinette. Fort Worth is the third littoral combat ship (LCS) delivered to the Navy, and the second LCS of the steel, semi-planing monohull Freedom variant. Prior to delivery, the […]

  • 1 August 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Fincantieri Marinette Marine-built Freedom-variant littoral combat ship (LCS) USS Billings (LCS 15) is scheduled to enter US Navy service during an August 3 ceremony in Key West, Florida. The ship is named in honor of Billings, the largest city in Montana, as well as the people and military veterans of the state. The future […]

  • 31 May 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    US Navy littoral combat ship Sioux City (LCS 11) completed its acceptance Trials in the waters of Lake Michigan, Lockheed Martin has annonced. The future USS Sioux City is the sixth Freedom-variant LCS designed and built by the Lockheed Martin-led industry team, and is slated for delivery to the US Navy later this summer. “LCS […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    The Lockheed Martin-led industry team officially laid the keel for the U.S. Navy’s thirteenth Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), the future USS Wichita, in a ceremony held at Marinette Marine Corporation in Marinette, Wisconsin, February 9. Ship sponsor Mrs. Kate Staples Lehrer completed the time-honored tradition and authenticated the keel of Wichita (LCS 13). Mrs. Lehrer […]

  • 28 June 2013
    Industry news

    The Navy and Lockheed Martin, with Marinette Marine Corp., held a keel-laying ceremony for the future USS Little Rock, the Navy’s ninth littoral combat ship (LCS), June 27, in Marinette, Wis. The keel-laying ceremony recognizes the first joining together of a ship’s components. While modern shipbuilding processes allow fabrication of individual modules to begin months […]

  • 27 February 2012
    Industry news

    Marinette Marine Corp, a parent company of Fincantieri – Cantieri Navali Italiani SpA, has invested around $40 million in upgrading its facilities as part of the U.S. Navy littoral combat ship program. For the past two years, massive improvement works have been done at the shipyard all in order to support Navy’s LCS program. Some […]

  • 28 October 2011
    Industry news

    A Lockheed Martin led industry team held a keel-laying ceremony at Marinette Marine’s shipyard for the future USS Milwaukee, the U.S. Navy’s fifth Littoral Combat Ship (LCS). The term, lay the keel, in shipbuilding language, means the beginning of a significant undertaking, which is the start of the module erection process that reflects the ship […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Industry news

    The future USS Little Rock (LCS 9) successfully concluded its acceptance trial Aug. 25 after completing a series of graded in-port and underway demonstrations on the Great Lakes for the Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey. The acceptance trial is the last significant milestone before delivery of the ship to the Navy, which is planned […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy accepted delivery of the future USS Billings (LCS 15) during a ceremony at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM), shipyard, Marinette, Wisconsin, February 1. The future USS Billings is the 17th littoral combat ship (LCS) to be delivered to the Navy and the eighth of the Freedom variant to join the fleet. Delivery […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Lockheed Martin team officially laid the keel for the U.S. Navy’s fifteenth Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), the future USS Billings, in a ceremony held at Fincantieri Marinette Marine in Wisconsin, Nov. 2. Ship sponsor Sharla D. Tester completed the time-honored tradition and authenticated the keel of Billings (LCS 15). Mrs. Tester had her initials […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy, together with shipbuilders at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine shipyard, laid the keel for its 19th littoral combat ship, the future USS St. Louis. The ceremony took place in Marinette, Wisconsin, on May 17. Ship sponsor Barbara Broadhurst Taylor completed the time-honored tradition and authenticated the keel by welding her initials onto a steel plate that will […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Work on building the US Navy’s 27th littoral combat ship have kicked off with an official ceremony at Fincantieri Marinette Marine’s shipyard. The future USS Nantucket is the 14th Freedom-variant LCS. It is one of six ships in various stages of construction and test at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine shipyard. The ceremony saw a shipyard […]

  • 28 February 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy’s future littoral combat ship USS Billings (LCS 15) will enter service in a ceremony at Key West, Florida, Secretary of the Navy Richard Spencer has confirmed. The event will take place in August 2019 with the specific date yet to be announced. The future USS Billings is the 17th littoral combat ship (LCS) […]

  • 16 January 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    After completing contract negotiations with Austal for the construction of two fiscal year 2019 (FY 2019) littoral combat ships in December last year, the US Navy announced it is exercising a contract option with Lockheed Martin Corporation to purchase the third FY2019 LCS. In an announcement on January 15, the navy said the third ship, to be […]

  • 16 August 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy accepted delivery of future USS Detroit (LCS 7) during a ceremony at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine shipyard, Aug. 12. Detroit is the eighth littoral combat ship (LCS) to be delivered to the Navy and the fourth Freedom variant to join the fleet. Delivery marks the official transfer of LCS 7 from the […]

  • 8 August 2012
    Training & Education

    The Navy’s newest littoral combat ship, the future USS Fort Worth (LCS 3), departed from the Marinette Marine Corp. shipyard in Marinette, Wis., Aug. 6, beginning its journey to her commissioning site in Galveston, Texas, before heading to her eventual homeport of San Diego, Calif. Fort Worth is the third littoral combat ship delivered to […]

  • 20 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Navy will be christening its future Freedom-variant littoral combat ship Little Rock (LCS 9) in a ceremony at Canalside, Buffalo, on December 16. The announcement was made by the Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer on October 18. The future LCS 9, commanded by Cmdr. Todd Peters, is the tenth littoral combat […]