Navy holds Taiwan subs biefing
The U.S. Navy will be hosting an invitation-only Industry Briefing on December 17 and 18, 2002 to inform selected qualified companies about the anticipated Navy acquisition of diesel submarines for Taiwan. According to a notice on the Federal Business Opportunities site, the anticipated future competition will be limited to General Dynamics, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon Company and Lockheed Martin to compete as prime contractors. However, also invited to the industry briefing will be known contractors possessing modern diesel electric submarine designs currently in use or under construction for use in navy arsenals. Anyone interested in subcontracting opportunities should contact the above-identified companies, says the notice.