Minister for Defence Procurement Stuart Andrew MP visiting Chesterfield Specialist Cylinders in Sheffield.
Defence Minister Stuart Andrew has today announced the name of a future world-beating British warship as HMS Sheffield.
Built on centuries of history, the state-of-the-art submarine hunter will be the fourth ship to carry the name and will be Britain’s fifth state-of-the-art Type 26 frigate.
The Defence Minister announced the news at Chesterfield Special Cylinders in Sheffield, a key supplier to the multi-billion-pound Type 26 programme. The company makes high pressure gas storage systems for the ships.
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