Everett Future Homeport for New Constellation Class Frigates

June 2, 2021 – Naval Station Everett was designated as the Navy’s future homeport for the initial ships of the next generation of guided missile frigates, a new and improved class of small surface combatant ships. The planned relocation of USS Nimitz’s homeport from Bremerton to Everett, in 2020, has not occurred and it is unclear if Everett’s days as…

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US Navy Exercises Option for USS Congress

May 20, 2021 – The Navy awarded a contract option to Fincantieri Marinette Marine to build its second Constellation Class Guided Missile Frigate, officials announced. “The Navy Program Office is pleased to award the option for the USS Congress (FFG 63) to our industry partner Fincantieri Marinette Marine,” said Capt. Kevin Smith, major program manager for Constellation Class Frigate (PMS…

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Rep. Nygren Assembles Fleet of Support for Marinette Marine

March 2, 2020 – State Representative John Nygren (R-Marinette), Co-Chair of the Joint Committee on Finance released the following statement: “Last week, I circulated a letter among my colleagues in the State Legislature in support of Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM),” said Rep. Nygren. “The letter, which will be delivered to the Trump Administration, has received broad bipartisan support. I am…

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