Freedom-Variant Frigate

With 90 Percent of
World Trade by Sea,

the Global Economy
Depends on Freedom.

With rapidly evolving threats, world markets need to confront different types of bulls and bears. That’s why Lockheed Martin is evolving its Freedom-variant ship design to confront modern threats to maritime and economic security. The Freedom-variant Frigate offers planners and commanders the strength and affordability needed to rapidly rebuild the U.S. Navy fleet and guarantee freedom of the seas for decades to come.

Strong Solution

With an American-made steel hull, our ship is ready to provide presence around the world for the U.S. Navy.

Strong Team

Anchored by the world’s leading complex systems integrator, we can deliver a lethal, capable and resilient ship.

Strong Economics

Our capable Midwestern ship yard and supply chain support over 12,500 jobs in 42 states.

Strong Team. Anchored by the World's Leading Complex Systems Integrator.

Strong Economics. Supporting 12,500 Jobs in 42 States.

Additional Information

Media Contact:
Lockheed Martin Corporation
Frigate Media Relations
300 M Street SE, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20003-3442
Phone: +1 (202) 863-3442

Business Development:
Lockheed Martin Corporation
Frigate Business Development
300 M Street SE, Suite 700
Phone: +1 (202) 863-3471
Washington, DC 20003-3442

The World Keeps Changing. We Design Systems That Change With It.

As technology grows and adversaries become more sophisticated, naval dominance, missile defense and nuclear deterrence must evolve to meet these new threats. 

Learn more about our maritime systems capabilities