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Type 31 Frigates: Procurement

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 902564, tabled on 27 November 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what progress he has made on implementing the National Shipbuilding Strategy and procuring the Type 31e frigate.

Answered on

27 November 2017

We launched the Type 31e programme on 7th September. It is in the pre-procurement phase and we have received expressions of interest from 22 companies against the requirement for an initial order of five ships at a maximum average price of £250 million per ship.

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