Team SSC commands a powerful array of skills
that will deliver a lower total cost, higher-availability,
mission-ready LCAC replacement. Consider the strengths that
each team member brings to the table:
The MMC defense portfolio includes
a wide range of technologically superior vessels,
including the U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat
Ships USS Freedom and USS Fort Worth. MMC has been
awarded a contract to deliver 10 additional LCSs and is the prime contractor
for the United States Coast Guard’s Response
Boat Medium, which is built at its Aluminum Center
of Excellence in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Lockheed Martin is a global leader in the research, design, development, manufacture,
integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.
The firm’s platform integration capabilities span homeland security, space,
air, land, sea, and undersea missions. Its systems solutions incorporate novel
open architectures, enabling commercial component insertion and periodic ongoing
A world-leading provider of commercial and military engines,
electric power, and mechanical systems for marine applications, GE Marine will
provide propulsion integration for the Ship to Shore Connector. The company’s
technological excellence, supported by continuing substantial investments in
research and development, has allowed GE Marine to design and build the world’s
most technologically advanced engine systems.
Oceaneering holds the current Service Life Extension Program contract for the
Landing Craft Air Cushion, providing in-field maintenance and repair support. The company brings real-world experience in the factors that cause craft wear
and tear, resulting in design improvements that will reduce construction costs and make the SSC more durable and easier to maintain. Existing facilities at
ACU 4, ACU 5 and Panama City, Florida, ensure low-risk testing and support for SSC craft.
A major force in the development of hovercraft technology since the dawn of the
industry more than 40 years ago, Griffon Hoverwork is the world’s leading
hovercraft manufacturer. Griffon Hoverwork has continuously incorporated design,
manufacturing and operational testing improvements into their wide range of hovercraft
deliveries, and has placed more than 150 hovercraft in operation in 40 countries
around the globe.