According to the Daily Express, citing sources in the defense ministry, the malfunctions on one of the five patrol ships created by BAE Systems were discovered during an internal inspection a few days after it was commissioned.
We actively support the royal fleet in addressing issues affecting a limited number of bolts and the Forth electrical system. These are unrelated problems, and separate investigations are currently underway for each of them in order to determine the causes and consequences of this- TASS transmits the statement of the official representative of BAE Systems.
At the moment the ship is in the dock of Portsmouth, where experts are trying to fix the damage. This is expected to take two weeks.
A spokesman for the country's defense ministry called it “normal work with industrial partners to eliminate certain malfunctions on ships after transferring them to the Navy.”