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Navy sailors look at the littoral combat ship USS Freedom as it arrives in Changi Naval Base in this April 18, 2013 photo provided by the U.S...Navy's newest class of coastal warships showed vulnerabilities in Navy cybersecurity tests, but the issues
Is the Navy looking to overhaul its new littoral ship line already? A story out of the Washington, D.C., defense press over the weekend suggests that the Navy is open to revamping its concept for littoral combat ships, a new vessel class dogged by
The Navy's new $440-million Littoral Combat Ship needs some help taking care of itself. The LCS is said to be vulnerable to incoming strikes , meaning it might not survive a shootout with, say, China.
The Navy's first littoral combat ship, the Freedom, will depart San Diego on March 1 for its maiden deployment. It will be the first real-world test of the Navy's controversial new line, which is designed to be fast and work close to the shore...Once
New water jets that move nearly 500,000 gallons of seawater per minute are to be outfitted on the U.S...The power system, named the Axial-Flow Waterjet Mk-1, was developed by Rolls-Royce Naval Marine in collaboration with the Office of Naval Research
Unmanned Influence Sweep System) tricks the underwater threat into exploding," said Capt. Duane Ashton, who manages the Navy's Maritime System Program. Other than missiles, underwater mines remain a big threat to ships at sea. "This would be the
Industry experts said, however, that jobs gained in Central Florida from the new training work may be offset somewhat by the loss of jobs at other companies that lost the competition for the program. Terms of the deal which included three contracts
Simulation Systems subsidiary for work related to the Littoral Combat Ship. The contracts, valued at a $99.5 million ceiling price each ($298.5 million in total), break down as follows: Both of these contracts have an estimated completion date of
Cubic Simulation, the Orlando division of San Diego-based Cubic Corp. , received three contracts each worth $100 million as part of the Littoral Combat Ship training program, according to the Department of Defense. The longtime Orlando unit beat
It was directly because of that order that we determined we needed a higher level of approval for these awards," said Brian Roscoe, spokesman for the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division, one of the Navy's largest training agencies. "