U.S. Navy issued contracts for fiscal year 2013 programmke warships coastal LCS (Littoral Combat Ship)
Contracts sumarno price received 1.37 billion dollars the company «remains» (Austal) and «Lockheed Martin» (Lockheed Martin) on the additional construction of two ships on their own concept. This was the U.S. Navy said.
«Lockheed Mattin» (Lockheed Martin Corp.) Has received a contract for two single-hulled ship LCS type «Freedom» at the cost of 629.629 million dollars as part of a previously issued contract (N00024-11-C-2300). Work under the contract must be completed by July 2018
«Yu remains Es Hey» (Austal USA) received a contract for two LCS trimaran like «Independence» price 681 721 000 dollars under a previously issued contract (N00024-11-C-2301). Work under the contract must be completed by June 2018
This is the fourth contract for each of the companies within the overall agreement with the phased funding for the construction works and more than 10 ships of LCS
each of the Contractors. In the current time foreseen purchased with FY 2010 for FY 2015 In total up to 20 ships of LCS.
LCS ships company «Lockheed Martin» will be built at the plant «Marinette Marine Corp..» (Marinette Marine Corporation) in Marinette (Wis.), and the ships’ remains Yu Es Hey »(Austal USA) — in Mobile (Alabama).