UK Type 26 class



The Global Combat Ship (GCS) will replace the Type 23 frigates
It was announced by the Royal Navy on 20 Jul 2017 that the Type 26 will be known as the City Class. The hangar can handle up to Merlin size helicopters but the flight deck will be able to accept a Chinook.

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8000full load (tn)
149.90length (m)
20.80beam (m)
7000range (nm)
29max speed (knots)
1Naval Engine propulsion system: CODLOG
1Naval Engine gas turbine - Rolls Royce MT30
4Naval Engine diesel - MTU 20V 4000
3Missile Launcher Mk 41 VLS
2Close-In Weapon System CIWS Phalanx 20 mm
1Naval Radar surface and low level air search radar Type 997
1Sonar towed array sonar Type 2087

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    Typical Max
UK Royal Navy AW AW159 Wildcat HMA2 02
UK Royal Navy AW eh.101 12
UK Royal Air Force B Chinook HC.4 01

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UK Kvaerner (Govan) - Govan1

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UKRoyal NavyHMS Glasgow----

1 units

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2017-jul-20UK HMS Glasgow 1st steel cut

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