GAO questions Navy's use of 'guaranty' instead of 'warranty' for FFG(X)

By Justin Katz  
August 9, 2019 at 12:24 PM
A government watchdog agency says the Navy won't commit to adjusting its proposal to build the next-generation frigate via a less-risky contract mechanism, despite not providing analysis to support claims about the second- and third-order effects that change may have. A new Government Accountability Office report about the FFG(X) program, published today and conducted in response to a requirement in the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act, calls into question the Navy's use of a "guaranty" rather than a...

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