Prices For Third, Fourth Littoral Combat Ships Unveiled

By Zachary M. Peterson / December 3, 2009 at 5:00 AM
As the Navy prepares to choose between two competing Littoral Combat Ship designs this fiscal year, Naval Sea Systems Command announced the contract prices for the third and fourth LCS vessels awarded earlier this year. General Dynamics, building the Coronado (LCS-4) at Austal USA's shipyard in Mobile, AL, came in with the low bid. The cost of the GD contract is approximately $433.7 million including "ship construction, non-recurring construction and additional engineering effort, configuration management services, additional crew and shore...

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