Cost Overruns Lead To Slashed U.K. Frigate Order

Credit: BAE Systems Concept
Implicit in the design of the British Royal Navy’s Type 26 frigate was that it should cost no more than two-thirds of a Type 45 destroyer. The latter is a design where advanced technology ran away, leading to costs that resulted in six ships being built instead of 12, and with the nonrecurring costs...

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