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2009-12-18 15:33:00

MOBILE, Ala., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The General Dynamics Littoral Combat Ship Team today delivered Independence (LCS 2), its innovative high-speed trimaran combatant ship, to the United States Navy. The ship was constructed by team member Austal USA in Mobile.

2009-06-08 13:41:00

BATH, Maine, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The General Dynamics Littoral Combat Ship Team, led by Bath Iron Works of Bath, Maine, recently completed testing of the main propulsion system for Independence (LCS 2) in preparation for the ship's upcoming builder's at-sea trials.

2007-01-17 12:00:41

By Bart Jansen, Portland Press Herald, Maine Jan. 16--WASHINGTON -- The Navy's decision to stop work on Lockheed Martin Corp.'s version of a shallow-water combat vessel won't affect a different version of the ship that Bath Iron Works is designing, according to a General Dynamics spokesman.

2005-11-08 06:35:28

LONDON (Reuters) - British and French teams scrambled on Tuesday to rescue the crews of two yachts which capsized and a third which lost its mast in "ferocious" conditions during an Atlantic race.


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