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Type 26 holds the key for UK naval export success in competitive global market

3rd September 2020 - 13:45 GMT | by Richard Thomas in London


Despite decades of failure by the UK in more effectively exporting naval technologies into global markets, recent successes at both the platform and system level point to a potential changing of the tide.

Additionally, the aspirations of the 2017 Naval Shipbuilding Strategy (NSBS) to create a sustainable future for the naval industry and increase competition in the UK’s warship manufacturing sector indicate a healthier future for the maritime domain.

These were some of the messages heard during an extensive session of the UK parliament’s International Trade Committee on 2 September, which saw MPs quiz witnesses from the private sector and

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Richard Thomas


Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas is the Senior Editor, Naval at Shephard Media. Richard joined the company in …

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