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Type 26 Frigates: Guided Weapons

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 123, tabled on 11 May 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what air, land and sea attack missile capabilities will be included in the Type 26 frigate.

Answered on

17 May 2021

The Type 26 frigate will be equipped with a Sea Ceptor anti-air missile defence system. Type 26 will also be capable of embarking a Merlin anti-submarine warfare helicopter or Wildcat maritime attack helicopter, which will be able to deploy the Sea Venom and Martlet variants of the Future Anti-Surface Guided Weapon.