Lockheed receives $481 million contract for Saudi Arabia frigate long-lead materials

By Lee Hudson / March 5, 2018 at 5:18 PM
(Editor's Note: Subsequent to publication, Lockheed Martin said the MMSC will be outfitted with the 57mm, instead of the ML-75 76 mm that was included in the initial DSCA announcement.) Nearly three months after establishing a Littoral Combat Ship program office to support Saudi Arabia's expected LCS purchase, the Navy has awarded a $481 million contract for Multi-Mission Surface Combatant long-lead materials. The award is a concrete step toward production of the planned four-ship buy for Saudi Arabia. The...

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