Constellation Delays Due to the Lack of Shipwright

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Constellation Delays Due to the Lack of Shipwright
The U.S. Navy's first Constellation-class frigate will be delayed a year due to a labour shortage at the shipyard in Wisconsin where it is being built.

USNI News writes that the guided-missile frigate USS Constellation (FFG-62) could be delivered to the U.S. Navy in 2027, as the service informed Congress. 

The construction shipyard, Fincantieri Marinette Marine, has implemented a study to assess the delay and its effect on the schedule. It has also received $50 million from the U.S. Navy, which it uses to incentivize workers to work on the program. Receive a $5,000 bonus, and those who stay until the ship is launched will be rewarded another $5,000.

The Constellation class frigates are based on the Italian version of FREMM. According to the initial estimates, it will have a displacement of approximately 7,500 tons and will be 151.1 meters long. 

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