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  • 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 EH101 12
    UK Royal Air Force B Chinook HC.4 01

    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    


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    UK Kvaerner (Govan) - Govan1

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    UKRoyal NavyHMS Glasgow----

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    2017-jun-29OrderedUK HMS Glasgow Award of Manufacturing Phase contract to BAE Systems for first 3 ships of the City class.
    2017-jul-20UK HMS Glasgow 1st steel cut

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