Type 26 Frigate News – Maritime Indirect Fire System (MIFS)

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Hot off the press from Janes

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has earmarked BAE Systems’ Mk 45 Mod 4 5-inch (127 mm)/62-calibre gun system to meet the Maritime Indirect Fire System (MIFS) requirement for the Royal Navy’s (RN’s) Type 26 Global Combat Ship

Read more about the potential equipment fits on the Type 26 Global Combat Ship

and from BAE

A high explosive control variable time round is fired from the MK 45 Mod 4 gun aboard USS Forrest Sherman.

Did we really think the designers and manufacturers of the the Type 26, BAE, were not going to pick a BAE gun?

Good news though

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