Lockheed Martin and Fincantieri Marinette Marine have begun the construction of a new Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) 25, the future USS Marinette.
The automated ship is equipped with Rolling Airframe Missiles (RAM) and a Mark 110 gun, capable of firing 220 rounds per minute. It is capable of speeds in excess of 40 knots. Also, 40 percent of the hull is reconfigurable, Lockheed Martin said in a statement Wednesday.
LCS 25 will be the 13th Freedom-variant LCS, and will join a class of more than 30 ships. It is one of seven ships in various stages of construction and test at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine shipyard.
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BAE Systems along with Lockheed Martin and MBDA have started integrating next generation weapon systems on the United Kingdoms fleet of F-35 fighter aircraft. BAE Systems has received an initial funding award from Lockheed Martin, the prime contractor on the F-35 programme, to start integration efforts for MBDAs Meteor beyond visual range air-to-air missile and SPEAR precision surface attack missile, the company said in a statement Monday
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