Naval Warfare

Fleet escort cuts impending as UK's frigate maths fails to add up

22nd January 2020 - 10:00 GMT | by Richard Thomas in London

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The clearest indication yet that the UK RN will see a drop in fleet escort numbers in the coming years has come to light, as the build schedule for the Type 26 and Type 31 frigates struggles to keep pace with the planned out-of-service dates of the ageing Type 23 ...

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