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Beyond LCS: Navy Looks To Foreign Frigates, National Security Cutter

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


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[UPDATED with Sec. Stackley comments] WASHINGTON: The Navy is seriously considering derivatives of foreign designs and the Coast Guard’s National Security Cutter for its new frigate, after three years pursuing an upgraded version of its current Littoral Combat Ship. The shift has shaken up the industry, panicking some players, while others quietly reposition: Wisconsin’s Marinette Marine,… Keep reading →

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