Inside the Navy - January 15, 2018

Navy to downselect to one vendor for future frigate competition

January 12, 2018 |
Lee Hudson
The Navy intends to award four to six conceptual design contracts this quarter for the guided-missile frigate replacement program and will then downselect to one vendor, according to a service official. Reagan Campbell, FFG(X) program manager within the program executive office for the Littoral Combat Ship, said Jan. 9 her team will award multiple conceptual design contracts. This approach will allow the government to provide feedback to industry on their designs. The conceptual design phase will last about 16 months...

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