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The ships are supposed to be able to sail in shallow water and ward off various threats from submarines to pirates.
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.
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.
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
The Navy has delayed awarding a contract to build 20 Littoral Combat ships.
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.
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.