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Navy plans to award as many as three design contracts for future frigate competition

August 09, 2017 |
Lee Hudson
The Navy expects to award as many as three design contracts for the guided-missile frigate replacement program in fiscal year 2020, Inside Defense has learned. As the Navy lays the competition's groundwork, House Armed Services seapower and projection forces subcommittee Chairman Rob Wittman (R-VA) last week visited BAE Systems in the U.K. and Fincantieri in Italy to discuss the Navy's FFG(X) request for information and the companies' respective bids. This included discourse on BAE's Type 26 global combat ship and...

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