Dramatic UK defence committee hearing bares all

Today’s Twitter coverage from @sweeneygov of the dramatic UK House of Commons Defence Committee hearing on the Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer and Type 26 frigate programmes.

  • For more coverage of defence issues and to view coverage of the Eurosatory exhibition see Shephard Media’s show news page.

Those speaking to the defence committee included:

• Rt Hon Lord West of Spithead GCB, DSC, PC, former First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff
• Admiral Sir Mark Stanhope GCB, OBE, DL, former First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff
• Peter Roberts, Senior Research Fellow for Sea Power and Maritime Studies at RUSI
• John Hudson, Managing Director, BAE Systems plc
• Andrew McKeran, Marine Business Executive, GE Energy Connections – Power Conversion
• Dr Andrew Tyler, Chief Executive Europe, Northrop Grumman
• Tomas Leahy, Director, EMEA Programmes, Naval Marine, Rolls-Royce

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