MoD reveals design of Royal Navy future warships

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MoD reveals design of Royal Navy future warships

Postby Andrew Clarkson » Mon Aug 20, 2012 11:21 am

The design of the Royal Navy's latest warship has been revealed by the Ministry of Defence.

The announcement on the Type 26 Global Combat Ship has been described by officials as a "significant milestone" in a programme which will support "thousands of UK shipbuilding jobs".

Basic specification images show sleek stealth features, familiar to modern warships, making them harder to detect.

The ship will be 148 metres long with a displacement of 5,400 tonnes.

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