Vice Admiral Richard Hunt Named President of Fincantieri Marinette Marine

July 16, 2019 – The Board of Directors of Fincantieri Marinette Marine Corporation named retired Navy 3-star admiral Richard W. Hunt as the president of the shipyard at its annual board meeting last week. “This move is indicative of Fincantieri’s commitment to growth in the U.S. government business sector, as we solidify our position as a major shipbuilder in the defense industrial base,” said Dario Deste, CEO of Fincantieri Marine Group. Deste said that Hunt will focus on expanding the capabilities and capacity of the shipyard, as well as building…

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Admiral Caldwell Recognizes Fairbanks Morse Partnership During Visit to Beloit Facility

June 25, 2019 – Fairbanks Morse, an EnPro Industries company and leading provider of solutions that are powering the world forward, announced today that the company received a visit from Director, Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program, Admiral James F. Caldwell, Jr. The admiral met with Fairbanks Morse employees at their Beloit, Wisconsin facility and commended the company for its dedication and support of the U.S. Navy’s Nuclear Propulsion Program, which provides effective nuclear propulsion plants and ensures their safe, reliable, and long-lived operation. Admiral Caldwell graduated with distinction from the U.S.…

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Lockheed Martin And Fincantieri Marinette Marine Awarded Contract To Build Littoral Combat Ship 31

January 31, 2019 – The U.S. Navy awarded the Lockheed Martin and Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM) team a fixed-price-incentive-fee contract to build an additional Littoral Combat Ship (LCS). LCS 31 will be built in Marinette, Wisconsin, at FMM, the Midwest’s only naval shipyard, and is the 16th Freedom-variant LCS ordered by the Navy to date. The team will leverage capital investment and improvement in the shipyard and efficiencies created with serial production to maintain high quality at an affordable cost. “We are excited to continue our partnership with the Navy…

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Fairbanks Morse Delivers Engines for Future USCGC Chase

December 12, 2018 – Fairbanks Morse, an EnPro Industries company and leading provider of solutions that are powering the world forward – has been awarded a contract to build and deliver the main propulsion diesel engines (MPDE) for the U.S. Coast Guard’s offshore patrol cutter (OPC) #2. The USCGC CHASE (WMSM-916) will be constructed by Eastern Shipbuilding Group in Panama City, Florida, and the MPDE will be built by Fairbanks Morse at its Beloit, Wisconsin, manufacturing facility. @FairbanksMorse to build and deliver main propulsion diesel engines for @USCG OPC #2, USCGC CHASE. #poweringtheworldforward “Fairbanks…

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Secretary of the Navy Names Newest Freedom Variant Littoral Combat Ship

October 9, 2018 – Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer announced today that the next Freedom-variant Littoral Combat Ship will be named USS Beloit (LCS 29). The future USS Beloit (LCS 29) is named in honor of Beloit, Wis. and is the first ship to bear the name. “The city and citizens of Beloit have been a steadfast supporter of the Navy and Marine Corps,” said Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer. “From building engines for freedom-variant LCSs to manufacturing components for the Ford-class aircraft carriers, the contributions…

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