Navy Plans RFP Release For Frigate Shipbuilding Contract In Late 2017

By Justin Doubleday / October 15, 2015 at 3:55 PM
The Navy expects to release the request for proposals for building the first of its new frigates in late calendar year 2017, according to the program manager. The program just entered the preliminary design phase this fall, with officials looking to finalize the plan for the new ship over the next two years, Capt. Dan Brintzinghoffer, frigate program manager (PMS 515), said during an Oct. 15 industry event in Washington. "So by late '17, very early in calendar year '18,...

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