According to BAE, HMS Queen Elizabeth has a maximum speed of 25 knots but typically in projects like this these maximums are understated.
GMB has welcomed the news the first of the new Type 26 frigates will be called ‘HMS Glasgow’.
The news of the steel cutting for the first Type 26 Frigate, HMS Glasgow, was met with remarks by an SNP MP implying only three of the class are to be built.
The Type 26 'City class' frigate represents the future backbone of the Royal Navy and eight of the class are planned, starting with HMS Glasgow.
Steel has been cut today on the Clyde for the first Type 26 Frigate, HMS Glasgow.
At the weekend, HMS Richmond escorted a trio of Chinese warships through the English Channel.
It has been confirmed that the vessel is currently having rectification and repair work done after a propeller issue was identified in sea trials.
Despite what would appear to be two years of minimal action, the Government insist they are continuing to 'explore the potential' of operating Type 45 Destroyers in a ballistic missile defence role.
UK maritime forces have trained alongside partner nations’ navies during deployment on board a French warship.