Naval Warfare

SAS 2015: Tight schedule for US frigate acquisition

15th April 2015 - 21:44 GMT | by Tim Fish in National Harbor

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The decision to modify the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) to become a frigate means that industry has a short timeframe in which to develop a design for the US Navy.

It is also expected that the new frigate will each cost about $100 million more than the LCS multi-buy unit ...

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