The first Type 26 City Class frigate, HMS GLASGOW, has begun the float off process, which will see her enter the water for the first time.
Tag Archives : Type 26
15 Nov 2022
The UK Ministry of Defence has awarded a £4.2bn contract to BAE Systems to manufacture the next five City Class Type 26 frigates for the Royal Navy in Glasgow.
29 Jun 2021
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.
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.