Support vessels should be reclassified as warships to stop overseas tenders, former Navy Head says

A £1bn contract to build up to three Fleet Solid Support (FSS) ships has been tendered internationally: Ministers say that it had to be done under EU competition rules. However the Government faces increasing calls to list the vessels, which carry defensive weapons and supply the fleet with ammunition and stores, as warships. By national security requirements they would then have to be built in Britain.

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