MARINETTE - Marinette Marine Corporation will build a
combat ship for the U.S. Navy this year.
The U.S. Navy issued a contract modification for a
fully funded 2015 Littoral Combat Ship valued at $362 million, as
well as $79 million in advanced procurement funding for a second
ship, to Lockhead Martin, a defense contractor.
Marinette Marine is building the ship in Marinette
with naval architects Gibbs & cox of Arlington, Va., providing