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Partners picked ahead of Type 31 tango

18th October 2017 - 17:39 GMT | by Richard Thomas in London

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Key players in the UK’s shipbuilding and design sector have begun picking partners for the maritime dance-off to see who will get to build the Royal Navy’s Type 31 light frigates.

Cammell Laird, situated on the banks of the River Mersey, has formed a partnership agreement with BAE Systems to build its modified Omani Khareef-corvette design for the UK requirement.

In a statement released on 18 October, officials at Cammell Laird said that the teaming agreement had been formed in response to the UK MoD’s RfI and will now be part of a competitive tender process.

The statement stated that

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