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Littoral Combat Ship (LCS)
The littoral combat ship (LCS) is a new family of surface ships for the US Navy. The LCS is a fast, highly manoeuvrable, networked surface combat ship, which is a specialised variant of the family of US future surface combat ships known as DD(X).
FREMM European Multimission Frigate, France / Italy
The FREMM European multi-mission frigate is a joint programme between France and Italy. It will build 21 FREMM frigates for the French Navy and the Italian Navy.
EC to integrate joint European defence projects into EU budget
On Tuesday, the European Commission (EC) began its work with member states on the first joint European defence projects to be financed under the future EU budget.
SSK Scorpene Class Attack Submarine
The Scorpene submarine is jointly developed by French state-owned shipbuilding firm DCNS (formerly DCN) and Spanish shipbuilder Navantia (formerly Bazan, then Izar).
Deals this week: Boeing, General Dynamics Information Technology, Vectrus Systems
Boeing has been awarded a $2.4bn contract by the US Navy for the production and delivery of 19 long-range maritime P-8A Poseidon aircraft to foreign customers as part of the trilateral agreement between the US, UK, and Norway.
Deals this week: Lockheed Martin, Cantiere Navale Vittoria, Global PCCI
The US Navy has awarded a shipbuilding contract to Lockheed Martin and Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM) for an additional Freedom-variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) vessel, bringing the total LCS orders to 16.
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