Clyde yards to begin Type 26 frigates in 2017
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Michael Fallon: Clyde yards to begin Type 26 frigates in 2017

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has confirmed that Clyde shipyards will start work on the Royal Navy's new Type 26 frigates next year.

Work on the eight frigates will guarantee work until 2035.

The MoD has said the contract is worth almost £2bn.

Secretary of State for Scotland David Mundell said he was pleased to offer security to the BAE workers at Govan and Scotstoun.

  • 04 Nov 2016