Artist's concept of the Type 26 in Canadian livery

A consortium led by BAE Systems has been tapped to provide the Royal Canadian Navy's (RCN) next generation of frigates. On Friday, Irving Shipbuilding, the Canadian Surface Combatant Prime Contractor for the Canadian Government, awarded the contract to Lockheed Martin Canada to build 15 ships based on Britain's Type 26 frigate at the company's Halifax Shipyard as part of the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy with BAE providing the variant modifications.

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