Users can “walk” or “fly” through the ship in real time by inputting commands from a
handheld controller. Image source: BAE Systems
During the course of the next decade, a new generation of warship will enter service with the
UK’s Royal Navy. The Type 26 Global Combat Ships will be a class of destroyers
specializing in anti-submarine warfare but demonstrating a “multi-mission” capability that
could extend to humanitarian relief.