武汉剁饼子交流：Britain and Australia will cooperate to build 9 frigates based on the British Navy Type 26 frigate
Britain and Australia will cooperate to build 9 frigates based on the British Navy Type 26 frigate
According to a report on the “Jane’s Defense Weekly” website on October 21,Australia and the United Kingdom have signed an agreement,Nine “Hunter” class frigates will be built for the Australian Navy.
The first of these frigates is planned to enter service in the late 1920s,Their design is based on the British Navy’s Type 26 frigate.
According to the Australian Ministry of Defence,The new memorandum of understanding announced on October 20 will support the two countries and two projects,The focus of the agreement is to support information exchange and cooperation between the two countries’ industries.This includes providing access to each other’s supply chains.The new frigate will enhance the combat capability of the Australian Navy,And create jobs,Contribute to the economic growth of the UK and Australia.
According to reports,”Hunter” class frigate captain 149.9 meters,Width 20.8 meters,The full load displacement is 8800 tons,The ship is equipped with the “Aegis” combat system,180 crew members,The weapon is a Mark-45 127mm naval gun, 32-unit Mark-41 vertical launch system, etc.