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U.S. Navy dings Lockheed on Its littoral ship quality controls

Lockheed Martin Corp. is under orders from the U.S. Navy to correct quality control failures in building its version of the Littoral Combat Ship, an issue that has delayed deliveries and resulted in three citations from the service’s shipbuilding inspectors. The Navy’s supervisor of shipbuilding issued “Corrective Action Requests” in May, June and July of 2015, ...