Babcock International Group the UK shipbuilder leading the construction of the new Type 31 frigate for the Royal Navy says it is pursuing five live campaigns to secure exports for the general-purpose warship.
Greece, Indonesia and Poland are currently the front-runners among the five live campaigns being chased by the company. Babcock International’s chief executive, told the parliamentary Defence Committee on June 29.
Lockwood said the Type 31 was a “serious contender” for the Greek frigate requirement.
The executive was part a team of high-ranking British officials and industry executives recently in Greece for presentations to the government on the Type 31.