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Clyde moving to River drumbeat

31st August 2016 - 17:02 GMT | by Richard Thomas in Scotstoun

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The fitting out of HMS Forth, the first of the new batch of River-class OPVs for the Royal Navy, is expected to be completed by December this year, ahead of sea trials in March 2017.

 

The OPV is the first new vessel to be launched, or floated up as is now the case, at the BAE Systems Scotstoun facility since 2013 and represents what the 1,000 or so workers at the site hope will be a regular occurrence over the coming years.

 

Discussions remain ongoing, according to BAE Systems officials, on options for a further two OPVs,

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