The aft block of the primary Metropolis Class Kind 26 frigate being constructed for the British Royal Navy has been rolled out of the construct corridor to affix the ahead block at BAE Programs’ shipyard on the River Clyde.
Groups on the Govan shipyard ready and accomplished a collection of advanced maneuvers to carry the aft block out of the HMS Glasgow block and outfit corridor and into place to fulfill the ahead block.
The aft block accommodates the versatile mission bay and hangar which is able to supporting helicopters, boats, mission masses and catastrophe aid shops, whereas the flight deck is able to touchdown a Chinook helicopter for transport of embarked forces.
Ordered in 2017 and scheduled for supply in 2023, HMS Glasgow is the primary in a brand new era of cutting-edge Kind 26 frigates, designed and in-built its namesake metropolis.
The Kind 26 class multimission warships are designed to assist antisubmarine warfare, air protection and normal goal operations. They are going to partially substitute the navy’s 13 Kind 23 frigates.
The Kind 26 is the unique variant of BAE Programs’ World Fight Ship, which Australia and Canada have each chosen because the reference design for his or her antisubmarine frigate packages.