Britain will spend 3.7 billion pounds for the construction of three warships
LONDON, 2 Jul — RIA Novosti, Maria Tobacco. The UK Ministry of defence will spend 3.7 billion pounds for the first phase of construction of three patrol ships for the Royal Navy, the statement said Minister of defense Michael Fallon.
“Due to the increasing defence budget and financing plan tehosnastka in the amount of 178 billion pounds programme for the construction of ships of the type 26 will bring great financial profit of Scotland and the whole of the UK”, the statement says Fallon.
“These world-class ships will defend the nuclear deterrent of our country and new aircraft carriers of the Royal air force, the first of which, Queen Elizabeth (“Queen”), recently appeared in the sea,” is added to the message.
The creation of the first three ships will allow to 2035 to occupy 1.7 thousand qualified specialists in Scotland and the same amount for the whole of the UK.