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2013-12-18 16:20:41

MARINETTE, Wis., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT]-led industry team launched the nation's fifth Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), Milwaukee, into the Menominee River at the Marinette Marine Corporation shipyard. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131218/NE35016) The ship's sponsor, Mrs. Sylvia M. Panetta, christened Milwaukee with the traditional smashing of a champagne bottle across the ship's bow just prior to the launch. "It is a true privilege...

2012-11-08 20:20:14

MARINETTE, Wis., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)-led industry team officially laid the keel for the U.S. Navy's seventh Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), the future USS Detroit. The event was part of a time-honored keel laying ceremony that took place at the Marinette Marine Corporation shipyard in Wisconsin. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121108/NE09610 ) The Lockheed Martin LCS team is building the futuristic Freedom-variant LCS for the U.S. naval fleet....

2012-09-22 10:20:02

GALVESTON, Texas, Sept. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy commissioned the nation's third Littoral Combat Ship - USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) - in Galveston, Texas today, officially placing the ship designed and constructed by a Lockheed Martin-led team [NYSE: LMT] into active service. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120922/PH79403-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120922/PH79403-b ) Fort Worth, the second of the Freedom-variant in the LCS class, successfully...

2012-06-06 06:20:49

MARINETTE, Wis., June 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT]-led industry team delivered the nation's third Littoral Combat Ship, Fort Worth (LCS 3), to the U.S. Navy two months ahead of schedule. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120606/NE19909 ) The delivery followed the ship's successful Acceptance Trials on Lake Michigan in May. "By delivering Fort Worth early and performing so successfully at Acceptance Trials, this team has reached milestones...

2012-05-07 10:20:30

MARINETTE, Wis., May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's third Littoral Combat Ship, USS Fort Worth (LCS 3), successfully completed its U.S. Navy acceptance trials and will be delivered to the Navy this summer. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120507/NE02332 ) Fort Worth is the second surface combatant designed and built by a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)-led industry team. The trials, conducted in Lake Michigan from April 30 to May 4, included a four-hour full-power run and both...

2012-03-16 14:20:06

WASHINGTON, March 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has issued a Lockheed Martin-led industry team a $715 million contract modification to add funding for construction of two Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) - the third and fourth in a 10-ship contract awarded in December 2010. The contract modification is for construction of Little Rock (LCS 9) and Sioux City (LCS 11). Construction on the first and second ships awarded under this contract, Milwaukee (LCS 5) and Detroit (LCS 7), is...

2011-10-27 17:59:00

MARINETTE, Wis., Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT]-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). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111027/NE95380 ) 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 coming to life. Modern...

2011-10-24 08:07:00

MARINETTE, Wis., Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)-led industry team completed Builder's Sea Trials for Fort Worth, the nation's third littoral combat ship. The trials - a coordinated effort between the U.S. Navy and the Lockheed Martin team including Marinette Marine Corporation (MMC) - were conducted in the waters of Green Bay and Lake Michigan. They included operational testing of the vessel's propulsion, communications, navigation and mission systems, as well...

2011-08-22 09:07:00

MARINETTE, Wis., Aug. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)-led industry team has begun construction on the nation's fifth Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) at Marinette Marine. The team plans to deliver LCS 5, the future USS Milwaukee, to the U.S. Navy in 2014. The industry team recently received approval for full production of LCS 5 after finishing a successful review with the Navy that demonstrated the team's ability to begin construction based on production readiness...

2011-07-28 08:07:00

MARINETTE, Wis., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)-led industry team is preparing the nation's third Littoral Combat Ship, Fort Worth, to start sea trials this fall. Fort Worth, the second ship of the Freedom variant of the LCS program, was christened in December 2010. Now more than 93 percent complete, it remains on cost and on schedule. Builder and acceptance trials are scheduled early this fall in advance of delivering the ship to the U.S. Navy in early...