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We need more ships!
Sir John Parker’s Independent Report into naval shipbuilding sets out far-reaching recommendations to transform the UK shipbuilding industry and boost the prosperity of shipyards & supply chains across the country.  Based on extensive consultation with government, industry and trades unions, it will inform the government’s National Shipbuilding Strategy to be published in the spring 2017.
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MoD:  Parker Review: Blueprint for a strong naval shipbuilding sector

"Woefully low" total of Navy escort vessels could shrink still further

MOD awards £100m contract to deliver missile system for Royal Navy’s new Global Combat Ship

First Sea Lord’s defence & security lecture to the City of London

First boat to support UK’s fleet takes to the water in Portsmouth

Major investment boost for next generation Royal Navy ships

UK to step up NATO maritime commitment

Strategic Defence & Security Review: £178bn of equipment spending

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