Navy raises price estimate on FFG(X) in new budget

By Justin Katz  
March 13, 2019 at 4:12 PM
The Navy's fiscal year 2020 budget confirms the lead ship procurement cost for the service's next-generation frigate will be $1.3 billion, a figure that is slightly higher than previous projections stated by Navy officials. "The [FY-20] budget request also contains $1.3 billion to procure the first multimission frigate," the Navy's budget highlights book states. "The Guided Missile Frigate (FFG(X)) is a more lethal and survivable multimission small surface combatant to address increasingly complex threats in the global maritime environment," the...

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