Gibbs & Cox has been awarded a contract for the U.S. Navy
’s Ship Design Concepts Study. The purpose of the study is to assist the Navy in gaining greater insight into industry capabilities to design and build new, stealthy, high speed “Focused Mission Ships” that are designed to optimize warfighting in the Littoral Battlespace. The results of the study will be used by the Nay to formulate future ship requirements, such as for the Littoral Combat Ship
Gibbs & Cox, Inc. established a team of organizations to assist them in this study, including: Donald L. Blount and Associates, Inc.; Marinette Marine Corporation; Fincantieri; Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT)
; Lockheed Martin Corp.; Charters Technical Services, Technomics, and Angle, Inc.