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Not surprisingly, Canada has with his British frigate construction program for Type-26 decided. On February 8, the Consortium Canada's Combat Ship team was composed of BAE Systems and Lockheed Martin Canada, CAE, L3 Technologies, MDA and Ultra Electronics Maritime Systems, the Type-26 sign the contract for its version. Halifax is to be built at Irving Shipbuilding. The 35-40 billion euro project involves the construction of 15 frigates.

Previously, the competitors Alion Canada with his design an advanced Dutch frigate De Zeven Provincien had requested a judicial review of the selection decision made in October last year. She was struck down in December 2018 by the Canadian International Trade Tribunal.

Construction is to take place in the 2020th For the UK, the decision is for the Type 26 Global Combat Ship design by BAE Systems after (9 ships) it received in Australia the advantage of a success.

Hans Uwe Mergener