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Patrol ships' future secured

The future of three Royal Navy patrol ships has been secured for the next 10 years.

Navy patrol ships to stay in service

HMS Tyne, Severn and Mersey Credit: Royal Navy

The future of three of the Royal Navy's Portsmouth-based patrol vessels has been secured for the next 10 years after the MoD bought them outright from BAE Systems. HMS Tyne, Severn and Mersey each spend around 300 days a year patrolling UK waters. The MoD signed a £39m contract.

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