October 9 Proclaimed USS Beloit Day in Wisconsin

October 8, 2020 – Fairbanks Morse, a leading provider of solutions that are powering the world forward, is pleased to announce that Governor Tony Evers has proclaimed Oct. 9 as USS Beloit Day in Wisconsin. “All of us at Fairbanks Morse are incredibly proud to be recognized, alongside the citizens of Beloit, for the more than 80 years we have…

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Littoral Combat Ship 21 (Minneapolis-Saint Paul) Completes Acceptance Trials

August 24, 2020 – Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) 21, the future USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul, completed acceptance trials in Lake Michigan. Trials included a full-power run, maneuverability testing, and surface and air detect-to-engage demonstrations of the ship’s combat system. Major systems and features were demonstrated, including aviation support, small boat launch handling and recovery and machinery control and automation. Now that…

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US Navy Awards Guided Missile Frigate (FFG(X)) Contract

April 30, 2020 – Navy awarded a contract to design and produce the next generation small surface combatant, the Guided Missile Frigate (FFG(X)) today. The contract for detail design and construction (DD&C) of up to 10 Guided Missile Frigates (consisting of one base ship and nine option ships) was awarded to Marinette Marine Corporation (MMC) of Marinette, Wisconsin, officials announced.…

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