Navy to issue FFG(X) solicitation next month

By Lee Hudson / October 16, 2017 at 4:59 PM
The Navy plans to release a request for proposals for guided-missile frigate replacement design development next month, according to a presolicitation notice. "The overall objective of this early industry involvement is to enable the Government to reduce FFG(X) risk by maturing industry designs to meet the FFG(X) capability," according to an Oct. 16 Federal Business Opportunities notice . The frigate is meant to both supplement the Navy's undersea and surface warfare needs and to relieve large surface combatants from routine...

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