HMS Glasgow – first of UK’s new Type 26 warships named

Michael Fallon BAE Systems Govan
  • Frigate named HMS Glasgow
  • Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon was in Govan to cut steal on the new City class Type 26 frigate
  • Ship will enter service with the Royal Navy in the mid 2020s
  • Programme will sustain 1700 jobs in Scotland for two decades

The Defence Secretary has revealed HMS Glasgow will be the name of the first of eight City class Type 26 frigates as he cut her first piece of steel at Govan shipyard in Scotland today. HMS Glasgow will enter service with the Royal Navy in the mid 2020s.

This is a very proud moment for all of those who have worked so hard to get the manufacture of the Type 26 underway.

Tony Douglas, CEO, DE&S
DE&S – the force behind the armed forces


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