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Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN HL544, tabled on 24 May 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they anticipate that the number of Royal Navy frigates will drop below 10 this decade.

Answered on

7 June 2021

Her Majesty's Government does not anticipate that the number of Royal Navy frigates will drop below ten this decade. Frigate numbers are forecast to grow from 2025, when the first Type 26 and Type 31 frigates are scheduled to be delivered.