BAE Systems Type 26 Frigate

‘Bloat and warfare’: the Hunter class frigate and the trend toward ever-more complicated and expensive weapons

Why do weapons platforms keep getting bigger, more complicated, and more costly? In ‘Bloat and Warfare’ Jacob Parakilas makes some interesting observations about Canada’s new frigates, which are, like Australia’s proposed Hunter class frigates, based on the BAE Systems Type 26 frigate design.

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