Navy budget reflects delays in Constellation-class frigate program

By Nick Wilson / March 12, 2024 at 2:53 PM
The lead ship in the Constellation-class frigate program, FFG-62, is now expected to deliver in December 2027, according to the Navy's fiscal year 2025 budget documents , a 15-month delay compared to the September 2026 date listed in the prior year's budget. The delivery schedule for the follow-on vessel Congress (FFG-63) and the remaining hulls are “under review,” budget documents indicate. While FFG-63 is officially forecast to deliver in January 2028 -- four months later than the FY-24 budget’s forecast...

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