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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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Austal USA Gets $58M Contract for 13th Navy Expeditionary Fast Transport Vessel Materials

Austal USA has secured a potential $57.9M contract to obtain long lead-time materials needed to build a 13th expeditionary fast transport vessel for the U.S. Navy. The company will also provide production engineering services for the shallow-draft EPF 13 watercraft intended to support intra-theater transport of military personnel and cargo, the Defense Department said …

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