Navy prepares to build new anti-sub surveillance ship amid alarm over Russian fleet

By Justin Katz  
August 7, 2019 at 2:25 PM
The Navy this fiscal quarter will begin a full-and-open competition to replace its legacy class of catamaran-hulled auxiliary ships focused on undersea surveillance, a vessel with renewed importance to the fleet as the Navy continually sounds the alarm over Russia's submarine force. The service outlined its plans during a June industry day for the new class of auxiliary general ocean surveillance ships, dubbed T-AGOS(X), according to documents released this week on Federal Business Opportunities. The plans include a two-phased acquisition...

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