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Type 26 Frigates

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN HL1506, tabled on 11 September 2017

To ask Her Majesty's Government how long they anticipate it will take BAE Systems to build a Type 26 frigate; and what assessment they have made of that timescale.

Answered on

25 September 2017

The first ship, HMS GLASGOW, is expected to be structurally complete in the early 2020s. This timescale is consistent with the engineering challenge of building the First of Class of a modern complex warship.