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Type 32 Frigates

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 118495, tabled on 20 November 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when the Government plans to announce further details of the components of a Type 32 Frigate.

Answered on

30 November 2020

The programme and procurement strategy for Type 32 will be decided following the concept phase, which has not yet been launched.

Further work is required to develop the operational concept however it is envisioned that Type 32 will be a platform for autonomous systems, adding to the Navy's capabilities for missions such as anti-submarine warfare and mine countermeasures.