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Friday, September 18, 2015

Video: U.K. Reveals New Type 26 Frigate Design

The Royal Navy revealed more information about the design and capabilities of its new Global Combat Ship Type 26 frigate at the Defence and Security Equipment International exhibition in London.

The new design, which is much larger than the legacy Duke Type 23 class it replaces, would add significant anti-submarine warfare capabilities and features an “acoustically quiet design [that] prevents detection,” according to a video the Royal Navy released.

It would also feature air defense systems and flexible open spaces to support a range of operations.

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