28 Jun '18, 2pm

Report: Australia selects BAE for frigate design

The move is a major blow to Fincantieri, which had been pushing its anti-submarine warfare FREMM for the requirement. The Spanish shipbuilder Navantia , which already has a major operation in Australia, was also a strong competitor for the contract with its F-100 frigate design. In 2007, Navantia was selected to build the Australian air warfare destroyer.

Full article: https://www.defensenews.com/global/asia-pacific/2018/06/2...