Inside the Navy highlights

By Lee Hudson / August 7, 2017 at 10:19 AM

Some must-reads from this week's issue of Inside the Navy:

1. Huntington Ingalls Industries is entering the Navy's guided-missile frigate replacement program competition and may offer a variant of its National Security Cutter, according to the chief executive.

Full Story: HII may offer National Security Cutter for Navy future frigate competition

2. The Navy can save $800 million for the John Lewis-class (T-AO-205) program by doubling its annual procurement profile, from one to two, but will require more money to avoid negatively impacting other shipbuilding priorities, according to a report reviewed by Inside the Navy.

Full Story: Navy can realize $800 million in savings by accelerating oiler procurement

3. The Marine Corps is looking to industry for evaluating active protection systems that are not tied to any particular vehicle, according to a request for information.

Full Story: Marine Corps looks to industry for evaluating active protection systems