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BAE Systems awards more supply chain contracts for Type 26 programme

23rd July 2020 - 09:33 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


BAE Systems has awarded contracts with a combined value of more than £100 million ($127 million) to UK companies to support the RN Type 26 ASW frigate programme.

Denholm Industrial Services (surface preparation and painting), Malin Group (vessel load out and float off), CBL (cable and associated works), Kaefer (insulation products and installation services) and SCA (access and containment) will all ‘contribute essential work to the programme as HMS Glasgow moves to the outfit phase in readiness to enter the water for the first time’, BAE Systems announced on 23 July.

The company added that more than £1 billion has been invested across the Type 26 supply chain to date, with more than 100 suppliers globally.

Glasgow is not due to begin sea trials before 2025 and will not enter service before 2027.

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