Glimpse of Formidable Frigate for Glasgow Falkland Veterans

Royal Navy sailors and BAE Systems apprentices recently welcomed Falkland veterans to BAE Systems’ Glasgow shipyard where the first Type 26 frigate, HMS Glasgow, is currently under construction. The 44 veterans, all of whom served on the previous HMS Glasgow which saw action during the Falklands, visited the shipyard on April 9, just days after the fortieth anniversary of the…

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First Crewmembers Join Lead Type 26 HMS Glasgow

Sailors are today breathing life into the first of the UK’s next-generation warships. Half a dozen sailors have joined HMS Glasgow – under construction in her namesake city – to begin turning a lifeless hull into the world’s most advanced submarine hunter. The ship is the first of eight Type 26 frigates which will safeguard both the nation’s nuclear deterrence…

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