GREEN BAY, WI — Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) released the following statement as Fincantieri Marinette Marine yesterday began building the Constellation Class frigate at its shipyard in Marinette, Wisconsin.

“The future of the Navy is being built right here in Northeast Wisconsin. The Constellation Class frigate will play a critical role in deterring rising Chinese aggression in the Indo-Pacific, and advancing American interests around the world,” said Rep. Gallagher. “Northeast Wisconsin has a long history of making world-class military and commercial vessels, and the hardworking men and women at Fincantieri Marinette Marine are ready to support our warfighters.”

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