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Type 26 Frigates: Procurement

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 184544, tabled on 20 April 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of the change to the timescale for the Type 26 construction programme of gearbox delays.

Answered on

28 April 2021

The Type 26 construction programme is sufficiently flexible to accommodate changes to the delivery of equipment without unduly impacting the in-service dates of the ships.