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DSEI 2021: Babcock pitching Arrowhead 140 as Type 32 base

17th September 2021 - 11:00 GMT | by Harry Lye in London

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Rendering of the Type 31 frigate. (Photo: Babcock)

The UK MoD has revealed scant details about the future Type 32 frigate.

Babcock is offering its Arrowhead 140 as a potential base vessel for the future Type 32 frigate, a senior company official told Shephard on 14 September during DSEI.

In the UK, Arrowhead 140 is best known as the base for the Inspiration-class Type 31 frigate.

Commenting on what he expected from Type 32, Babcock chief corporate affairs officer John Howie said: ‘A good example would be Type 31 has got a large flight deck that can carry a Chinook, but you see more and more people moving to autonomous solutions like drones.

‘It wouldn’t be a surprise if we saw

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