12 Sep '17, 4pm

The Royal Navy's oldest ship has a new mission as the UK looks to grow its fleet

Argyll is the oldest ship in the fleet at 26 years old, but it has a new mission: integrating systems intended for both the upgraded Type 23 ships and the Royal Navy’s new Type 26 frigates. The Royal Navy announced a contract in June for the first three Type 26 frigates worth £3.7 billion (U.S. $4.9 billion). The lead ship will be the HMS Glasgow, and the Royal Navy plans to build eight of them.

Full article: https://www.defensenews.com/naval/2017/09/12/the-royal-na...

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