Naval Warfare

PREMIUM: UK continues to tease on Type 32 details

24th November 2020 - 18:15 GMT | by Richard Thomas in London

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UK Secretary of State for Defence Ben Wallace says work on the new platform would not begin until the mid-2020s, as he provided a potential timeline that broadly aligns with the new RN MCM requirement

Additional details about the timeline for the UK RN’s planned new Type 32 ‘frigate’ have further pointed to the vessel lining up to replace the country’s MCM capability that is currently provided by the Hunt- and Sandown-class platforms. 

Providing evidence to the UK Defence Committee on ...

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