£20 million contract for new Royal Navy OPVs


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It was announced in November last year that MOD would purchase the ships which will be built, subject to approval, by BAE Systems. Today, 12 March, during a visit to the company’s shipyards on the Clyde in Scotland, Minister for Defence Equipment, Support and Technology Philip Dunne announced that MOD has committed £20 million to the programme. The contract will enable BAE Systems to begin work on parts such as the engines and gearboxes, which require a longer time to make and...
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