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1330m BVT Surface Fleet (Glasgow & Portsmouth). Manufacture of lower stern and lower forward sections

675m Babcock Marine (Rosyth). Bows; upper hull sections; final assembly

425m Thales UK. Design and engineering services

300m BAE Systems Submarine Solutions (Barrow). Amidships hull blocks

275m BAE Systems Insyte. Design and supply mission systems

800m To be competed. Upper hull sections; islands

According to a recent Parliamentary Answer, 60% of sub-contracts will be competed.

Of course, the elephant on the flight deck is the aircraft: pick a number in the vicinity of 10 billion, convert into dollars and send west!

(Data source: BVT Surface Fleet talking to Jane's Defence Weekly)

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