Textron gearing up for increased Ship-To-Shore Connector production

By Justin Doubleday / January 20, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Textron has initiated construction on the first two of the Navy's new Ship-To-Shore Connector craft, as the company prepares to ramp up production and maintain its status as the prime contractor on the program in the coming years. The first SSC -- the test and training craft -- is 27 percent complete, with the follow-on craft at 16 percent, according to a program brief provided Jan. 13 by Amphibious Warfare Program Manager Tom Rivers at the Surface Navy Association's annual...

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