US Navy – Looking for an 'added edge'

Associated Press – The Harry S. Truman heads one of seven Navy carrier battle groups in the “Summer Pulse ’04” exercise being conducted from the Pacific to the Atlantic to the Persian Gulf. A goal is to show allies and enemies alike that American maritime might can be tough and nimble in many theaters at once.
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US Navy – Navy Opts for Speed, Innovation in LCS Design Winners

Sea Power – The Navy underscored its sense of urgency and determination to foster new technologies with the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program by awarding two final system design contracts with options for detail design and construction to Lockheed Martinís Maritime Systems & Sensors Division and General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, while rejecting a bid by Raytheon.

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