In a steel cut ceremony at BAE Systems’ shipyard in Glasgow, His Royal Highness, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, set the plasma cutting machine to work on the first plate of steel for the third Type 26 frigate, HMS BELFAST.
Tag Archives : Type 26
02 Jun 2021
For the first time the Royal Navy has driven a fast stealth boat in the Solent, controlling it remotely from land.
03 May 2021
The aft block of HMS GLASGOW, the first City-class Type 26 frigate being built for the Royal Navy, has been rolled out of the build hall to join the forward block at the BAE Systems shipyard on the River Clyde.
19 Apr 2021
The bow of HMS Glasgow, the first City-class Type 26 frigate being built for the Royal Navy, has been rolled out of the build hall at the BAE Systems...
30 Mar 2021
The Royal Navy’s experimentation innovator NavyX has officially welcomed a new autonomous vessel into its service, the service said on March 26.
09 Nov 2020
The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) released the latest details on the configuration of its next generation frigates: the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC). They will be heavily armed, featuring Naval Strike Missiles, Tomahawk and both ESSM and Sea Ceptor!
21 Oct 2020
Australia and the UK have further strengthened their enduring defence relationship by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate on building and delivering the next generation of cutting-edge frigates.
25 Jul 2020
Construction has begun on the 57th segment of the 8,000-tonne jigsaw which is HMS Glasgow, the first of eight Type 26 frigates for the Royal Navy.
30 Jan 2020
HMS Glasgow – the first of the Royal Navy’s Type 26 frigates – is now more than half-way through construction at BAE Systems Govan shipyard.