The UK’s new Type 26 frigates will be equipped with the Terma Scanter 6000 radar

According to what was reported by the Danish company Terma, there are five Class frigates city The British Royal Navy’s Type 26 will be equipped with SCANTER 6000 radars. A delivery agreement for the radars has been signed with German marine navigation systems manufacturer Anschütz, which supplies the Integrated Bridge System (IBS).

As announced, future ships conforming to the Royal Navy’s Type 26 Building Group 2 will receive a total of ten (10) radars in order to enhance operational capabilities and situational awareness. A delivery agreement for the radars has been signed with German marine navigation systems manufacturer Anschütz, which supplies the complete Integrated Bridge System (IBS).

The Class 26 frigates are recognized as one of the most advanced ships under construction at Glasgow shipyards by BAE Systems for the Royal Navy. Designed to provide strategic deterrence and form a protective shield for the new Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carriers, its design is optimized for anti-submarine warfare and high-intensity air defence. The frigates are expected to undertake missions spanning the full range of Royal Navy operations: from complex combat scenarios, anti-piracy, as well as humanitarian aid and natural disaster assistance.

So far, of Group 1, which includes three (3) ships, the first unit is known as HMS GlasgowStill ongoing HMS Cardiff And HMS Belfast. The second group, which will receive the Terma SCANTER 6000 radars, consists of five (5) ships: HMS Birmingham (already under construction), HMS Edited by SheffieldH.M.S. NewcastleH.M.S. edinburgh, And H.M.S. London. The construction of the eight frigates is scheduled to be completed in the mid-2030s.

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As the company explained, the SCANTER 6000 radar systems provide simultaneous small target detection, helicopter guidance, and large and small target detection capabilities at different ranges, including short and maximum ranges. Looking to the future, the eight Type 26 frigates currently under construction and on order will replace the eight anti-submarine frigates. Type 23 Currently in service. The program also included Australia and Canada, which together with the United Kingdom plan to build 32 ships.

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