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SOFTWARE developed by QinetiQ is being used by BAE Systems in Portsmouth to design the new Type 26 Frigates for the Royal Navy.

The Paramarine software is being used for early stage design and structural development of the ships, which will form the backbone of the navy’s future fleet.

It has already been used on Type 45 destroyers and Astute class submarines.