Type 26 Frigate steel to be cut in July

The Type 26 Frigate, also known as Global Combat Ship, fleet had been repeatedly delayed over huge financial problems, with the MoD lacking the funds to start production.

Finally while work on the various components and systems of the Type 26 Frigate is well underway, the Defence Secretary has confirmed work on the hull will start in July.

The Ministry of Defence has also awarded a £100m contract to deliver the Sea Ceptor air defence missile system for the new Type 26 Frigate.

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