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Fincantieri Updates Ship-Launching Facility in Wisconsin in Preparation for Navy’s Future Frigate Program

Fincantieri has begun to upgrade its facility used to launch ships at its Marinette Marine business’ shipyard in Wisconsin as the U.S. Navy’s decision on its future frigate program nears, Defense News reported Wednesday. Competition for the FFG(X) frigate program is slated to commence in the summer of 2019 once the service completes a series of design assessments with top five proposers.

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Navy Selects L3 to Provide New Data Link for 3 Future Littoral Combat Ships

L3 Technologies has been selected to produce a new communications data-link system for three future U.S. Navy Littoral Combat Ships to receive imagery from multiple aircraft platforms simultaneously, Defense News reported Friday. The report said L3 will provide Maritime Surface Terminals for installation aboard the Independence-class Mobile and Savannah vessels and the Freedom-class …

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Lurssen Picked for $3B Australian Offshore Patrol Vessel Construction Project

The Australian government has selected Germany-based shipbuilding company Lurssen as the prime contractor on a potential $3 billion contract to design and build up to 12 offshore patrol vessels. Australia’s defense department said Friday the OPV construction project will be performed by Australian workers in the country’s shipyards using locally-sourced steel. …

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