Marinette Marine to build ships for Navy

Freeman Staff

April 2, 2015

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 engineering support.