Inside the Navy - August 14, 2017

Navy plans to award as many as three design contracts for future frigate

August 11, 2017 |
Lee Hudson
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The Navy expects to award as many as three design contracts for the guided-missile frigate replacement program in fiscal year 2020, Inside the Navy has learned. As the Navy lays the competition's groundwork, House Armed Services seapower and projection forces subcommittee Chairman Rob Wittman (R-VA) last week visited BAE Systems in the U.K. and Fincantieri in Italy to discuss the Navy's FFG(X) request for information and the companies' respective bids. This included discourse on BAE's Type 26 global combat ship...

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