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Experts disagree on ideal capabilities for new frigate

July 24, 2017 |
Lee Hudson
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Experts say the capabilities of the Navy's new Guided Missile Frigate will be shaped by the service's budget and willingness to take on risk. Bryan McGrath, managing director at the Ferrybridge Group and an analyst at the Hudson Institute, said the Navy outlined the right mix of capabilities in its request for information. "The Frigate envisioned here will be an affordable multi-mission powerhouse," McGrath wrote in a July 11 email to Inside the Navy . "The Navy has learned some...

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