The Type 26 Global Combat Ship (T26 GCS) will be one of the most advanced vessels in the Royal Navy fleet (Image: BAE Systems)
The Type 26 Global Combat Ship (T26 GCS) that is due to enter service with the Royal Navy after 2020 (Image: BAE Systems)
The U.K.’s Ministry of Defence (MOD) has unveiled its new multi-mission warship - the Type 26 Global Combat Ship (T26 GCS). Due to replace the thirteen Type 23 frigates in Britain’s Royal Navy when it enters service in after 2020, the T26 GCS has been in development by the MOD and BAE Systems since 2010 and is intended for use in combat and counter-piracy operations as well as supporting humanitarian and disaster relief work around the world.
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