The Navy’s program manager for the new FFG(X) future frigate program said the service expects the follow-on units to cost close to $800 million. “We started closer to the $950 [number], we are trending very close to the 800 [number] now. So we have taken some very significant costs out of the ...

The Navy is planning to design and field two hulls under the Common Hull Auxiliary Multi-Mission Platform (CHAMP) program to fulfill its five main missions. Last year, the Navy started looking for a common replacement to various auxiliary ships that are approaching the end of their service lives, ...

Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) recently awarded Northrop Grumman a $27.6 million modification for options to produce the first two low rate initial production (LRIP) AN/SLQ-32(V)Y Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP) Block 3 units. Brandon White, Northrop Grumman’s director ...