Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Reuters covers LCS design problems...and the losers plan their appeal

Problems revealed with both LCS designs:

Congressional report cites problems with LCS ships
General Dynamics won a contract for LCS-4, based on an aluminum trimarin design by Austal (ASB.AX) on May 1, 2009, or 10 months ago...
And the losers are already planning their appeal:

Editorial: LCS award won't be endgame
Press-Register - al.com
Defense industry analysts say that both sides, Austal USA in Mobile and Lockheed Martin ... Whether Austal wins or loses the order for up to 10 new ships...

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