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Al-Musallh... Wishing you a Happy New Year 2022

Al-Musallh... Wishing you a Happy New Year 2022

A new year is coming and hope is renewed with the unity of a homeland in which everyone can live in peace, build and protect it Al-Musallh wishes you a…

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After a pause for years... The paper version of the Libyan magazine

After a pause for years... The paper version of the Libyan magazine "Al-Musallh" is reissued.

After a long wait, the new issue No. 48 was released, the paper version of the Libyan magazine "Al-Musallh", after an emergency hiatus that lasted for a few years, and…

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The Joint Military Committee 5 + 5 issues a statement regarding the opening of the coastal road, Sirte, Misurata.

The Joint Military Committee 5 + 5 issues a statement regarding the opening of the coastal road, Sirte, Misurata.

The 5 + 5 Joint Military Committee met at its headquarters in the city of Sirte to complete the arrangements for opening the coastal road and to discuss the implementation…

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 NATO refused to leave the Black Sea and will continue to strengthen interaction with its partners in the region.

NATO refused to leave the Black Sea and will continue to strengthen interaction with its partners in the region.

NATO does not intend to leave the Black Sea and will continue to strengthen interaction with its partners in the region, despite Russia's opposing position. This was stated by the…

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The U.S. Navy has ordered additional Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), 16th Freedom-variant LCS ordered to date. The U.S. Nav is moving on with plans to equip its fleet of small surface vessels with LCS and has placed an order

with Lockheed Martin and Fincantieri Marinette Marine team.

The U.S. Navy awarded the Lockheed Martin and Fincantieri Marinette Marine 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 and FMM to build and deliver capable ships to the fleet,” said Joe DePietro, vice president and general manager, Lockheed Martin Small Combatants and Ship Systems. “With the Freedom-variant in serial production, we continue to enhance efficiency and incorporate capability while maintaining ship and program affordability.”

Since the LCS program’s inception, Freedom-variant LCS production has injected hundreds of millions of dollars into local economies throughout the Midwest. The program supports thousands of direct and indirect jobs throughout the United States, including more than 7,500 in Michigan and Wisconsin.

The Lockheed Martin and FMM team is in full-rate production of the Freedom-variant and has delivered seven ships to the U.S. Navy to date. There are seven ships in various stages of construction at FMM.

The LCS class consists of two variants, the Freedom variant and the Independence variant, designed and built by two industry teams. The Freedom variant team is led by Lockheed Martin, Marinette, Wis., (for the odd-numbered hulls). The Independence variant team is led by Austal USA, Mobile, Ala., (for LCS 6 and the subsequent even-numbered hulls).

Lockheed Martin’s Freedom-variant LCS is highly maneuverable, lethal and adaptable. Originally designed to support focused missions such as mine warfare, anti-submarine warfare and surface warfare, the team continues to evolve capabilities based on rigorous Navy operational testing, sailor feedback and multiple successful fleet deployments. The Freedom-variant LCS integrates new technology and capability to affordably support current and future mission capability from deep water to the littorals.

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