FFG(X) follow-on ships likely to cost near $800M, down from $950M threshold

By Justin Katz  
January 18, 2019 at 4:14 PM
The Navy is now estimating the costs of follow-on next-generation frigates will be near $800 million, edging away from the $950 million threshold it announced last year, the program manager told attendees Jan. 17 at the Surface Navy Association symposium. Regan Campbell said the savings have been a result of both cost-reduction initiatives suggested by shipbuilders as well as the program office examining how it can save money through the government-furnished equipment that the new frigate, called FFG(X), will have...

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