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Royal Navy Type 31 Frigate Order Goes to Babcock

The race to design and build a new generation of Royal Navy frigates has been won by engineering firm Babcock.

It has been named preferred bidder for the £1.25bn contract for five Type 31 warships.

The deal secures hundreds of jobs at Rosyth in Fife, where the ships will be assembled, with construction work expected to be spread between yards across the UK.

Work is to begin by the end of 2019, with the first ships delivered in 2023.

The Type 31 is a smaller, cheaper frigate than the …read more

Read more here:: ASD News (Naval)

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