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Analysis: UK naval shipbuilding

30th November 2016 - 10:30 GMT | by Tim Fish in London


Too little too late

There are some great recommendations from Sir John Parker in his independent report about the UK naval shipbuilding industry, all of which make a lot of sense. However most of it is likely to fall by the wayside.

His UK National Shipbuilding Strategy basically says that there should be proper advanced planning and governance by the British Government and the Royal Navy with more involvement of commercial shipbuilders so that this will allow costs to be controlled. Great idea, unfortunately the government, navy nor industry is really capable of doing this.

First of all, the concept

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Tim Fish


Tim Fish

Tim Fish is a special correspondent for Shephard Media. Formerly the editor of Land Warfare …

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