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UK to build six new warships for Royal Marines

By Thomson Reuters May 14, 2024 | 1:23 AM

LONDON (Reuters) – British defence minister Grant Shapps said on Tuesday that the Royal Marines would get up to six new warships, as the government starts to indicate where the rise in defence spending to 2.5% of GDP will be directed.

(Reporting by Sachin Ravikumar, editing by Sarah Young; Editing by Kate Holton)