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Lockheed Martin, General Dynamics fight over $28B Navy contract

The Navy has already ordered a total of four littoral combat ships - two from General Dynamics/Austal and two from Lockheed Martin. The first two ships have been delivered to the Navy and are in service. The third and fourth ships are under construction and the Navy is currently running another competition for a winner-take all between the two designs.

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Navy poised to pick builder of new Littoral Combat Ship this summer
Article | The Navy plans to pick a winner this summer in the contest to build a new high-speed warship that can prowl close to shorelines as a vital part of future military strategy. But whether the service can live up to its promises to build an inexpensive ship that can do a variety of missions remains a...

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