Secretary of the Navy Kenneth J. Braithwaite announced USS Constellation (FFG 62) as the name for the first ship in the new Guided Missile Frigate (FFG(X)) class of ships ...
Tag Archives : FFG(X)
30 Apr 2020
Fincantieri's Marinette Marine Corporation was awarded a $795 mil US Navy contract for detail design & construction of the first ship at its Marinette shipyard in Wisconsin. Options for up to 10 ships could make the contract worth up to $5.6 billion. Fincantieri was competing with a frigate design based on the Italian Navy's FREMM frigate.
10 Jan 2020
In the contest to build the Navy’s new class of guided-missile frigates, bidders are counting on power generation as the difference-maker as the service nears awarding a contract.
24 Jul 2019
The Multi-Azimuth Defense Fast Intercept Round Engagement System, or MAD-FIRES, is a missile but it ...
21 Jun 2019
The U.S. Navy released a request for proposals (RFP) for the guided missile frigate FFG(X) detail design and construction (DD&C) contract for the first 10 ships (one base ship and nine option ships), the PEO Unmanned and Small Combatants announced on June 20.
22 Feb 2019
Spanish shipyard Navantia opened a new business office in Washington DC to support its ongoing bid for the U.S. Navy FFG(X) frigate competition.