In this episode, J. Richard Jones talks with Nigel Stewart, BAE Systems, Managing Director for SEA 5000 Bid. Nigel led BAE Systems’ successful bid for Australia’s SEA 5000 Hunter-class frigate program. Hear more about BAE’s Type 26 for its Hunter-class frigate and the connection to the Canadian Surface Combatant program.
Hear more about the Type 26 that is currently under construction in the UK and the takeaways that can apply to Canada. Nigel talks about the recent selection of the Type 26 for the Australian frigate program and some of the unique capabilities that position the Type 26 above the rest in that competition. He also addresses what critics have termed “a paper ship design” and more.
To learn more about the Type 26 as part of Canada’s Combat Ship Team, go here.