Fincantieri Announces Plan to Adapt FREMM Frigate for U.S. Navy

Fincantieri Marine Group announced further details on its plans to adapt its “Best‐in‐Class” FREMM frigate, already in service for the Italian Navy since 2012, to design the U.S. Navy’s new guided‐missile frigate, FFG(X). FINCANTIERI will lead an experienced industry team, including Gibbs & Cox and Trident Maritime Systems, to design and build these multi‐mission ships capable of conducting anti‐surface, anti‐submarine, and electronic warfare and air defense operations. As design partners, Gibbs & Cox, will leverage their experience modifying proven hull, mechanical and electrical systems to U.S. Navy standards. Trident Maritime…

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Engility selected to deliver advanced cyber architecture and engineering services for U.S. Navy’s new frigate program

Engility Holdings, Inc. announced today the company secured a $15 million contract to provide the U.S. Navy’s Frigate Program Office (PMS 515) with cybersecurity engineering and architecture for the next generation frigate program. “As our nation faces complex international challenges, the Navy is entrusting Engility to drive significant advancements for the next generation frigate program,” said Lynn Dugle, Engility CEO. “The Navy is seizing the opportunity to change the shape and direction of shipbuilding, demonstrating that the U.S. is and will remain the global leader in cutting-edge defense technology.” For…

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