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Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-N.Y.)

The Littoral Combat Ship program is in turmoil as Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel sets up a task force to look at alternatives to the LCS. That task force's recommendations could include a modified LCS system, an alternative system or continuing with the LCS as-is. Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, chairman of the House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee, heard from leaders across the Navy and Marine Corps. In our Congressional Spotlight, he explains his concerns about the LCS.

Tags: Rodney Frelinghuysen , DoD , Navy , In Depth

Monday - 03/31/2014, 05:41pm EDT
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Ray Mabus, Secretary of the Navy

The Littoral Combat Ship program is struggling to stay afloat financially. But Congress has another concern. The ships themselves might be easy to sink. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus testified before the House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee on the Navy's budget request yesterday. Subcommittee member Ander Crenshaw (R-Fla.) asked him to explain how this is possible if the LCS is supposed to be the ship of the future.

Tags: Ray Mabus , Navy , House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee , Pentagon Solutions

Wednesday - 03/26/2014, 05:34pm EDT
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Lou Crenshaw, Owner, Crenshaw Consulting Associates

Adm. Jonathan Greenert, chief of Naval Operations, is creating a task force to draw up recommendations for alternatives to the Littoral Combat Ship. That program has driven controversy since its inception from both a cost and operational perspective. Retired Vice Adm. Lou Crenshaw, principal of Crenshaw Consulting Associates, discussed the program on In Depth with Francis Rose.

Tags: Lou Crenshaw , Navy , DoD ,

Monday - 03/24/2014, 05:25pm EDT
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Navy rethinks plans to purchase cutting-edge warship

The ships are supposed to be able to sail in shallow water and ward off various threats from submarines to pirates.

Tags: DoD , DoD Report , USS Freedom , Navy , federal drive

Monday - 08/27/2012, 09:06am EDT

Navy works on unmanned, undersea vehicles

Capt. Duane Ashton, the program manager for unmanned systems in the Navy's program executive office for Littoral Combat Ships. He joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss the new device and how it furthers Navy's trend toward using more unmanned vessels.

Tags: acquisition , Contracting , Industry , Duane Ashton , DoD , Navy , General Dynamics , federal drive

Friday - 10/21/2011, 09:28am EDT
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Navy explains split LCS contract

Lockheed Martin and Austal Limited will each build ten ships. Rear Admiral David Lewis, the Navy's Program Executive Officer for Ships, explains why that was necessary.

Tags: federal drive , DoD Report , Navy , LCS , David Lewis

Monday - 01/24/2011, 09:40am EST
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Lockheed: Littoral ships built to be flexible

The Navy awarded two different companies two separate contracts to build the same ship. Lockheed Martin's Vice President of Business Development of Lockheed Martin's Mission Systems and Sensors business explains the science behind their ship

Tags: federal drive , Defense , DoD Report , Navy , Lockheed Martin , Austal USA , Paul Lemmo

Tuesday - 01/04/2011, 10:40am EST
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Navy delays Littoral contract

The Navy has delayed awarding a contract to build 20 Littoral Combat ships.

Tags: federal drive , DoD Report , Navy , Contracting , Lockheed Martin , Austal USA , procurement

Tuesday - 12/14/2010, 09:40am EST

Navy asks Congress for both LCS designs

Rival teams from Lockheed Martin and Austal USA have been waiting all year to see which of their designs would be chosen for the U.S. Navy's Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) competition. Now, if the Navy gets permission from the lame-duck Congress, the winner could be: both.

Tags: federal drive , DoD Report , Defense , DoD , Navy , LCS , Contracting , Lockheed Martin , Austal USA ,

Thursday - 11/04/2010, 09:40am EDT

Navy finds value engineering at sea

We continue our series on the Defense Value Engineering Achievement Awards with a look at Littoral Combat Ship Mission Modules with program manager, Capt. Michael Good.

Tags: federal drive , management , best practices , value engineering , DoD , Defense , Contracting , innovation , Michael Good , Navy

Tuesday - 05/04/2010, 09:40am EDT
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