Norway Lauches First Fridtjof Nansen Frigate
- "ÃLVARO DE BAZÃN": SPANISH NAVY'S FIRST FRIGATE FOR THE 21[supST] CENTURY. // Naval Forces;2003, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p78
Reports on the contract for the Project Development and Shipbuilding of four F-100 Frigate Class (Alvaro de Bazan) for the Spanish Navy, signed January 1997. Full load displacement of the F-100; Platform of the F-100 on survivability and the installation of the Combat System; Ship's propulsion...
- WARSHIP DOCUMENTATION. // Naval Forces;2003, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p151
Presents photographs of several warships in New Zealand. Te Kaha, Canterbury, and Manawanui frigates; Small fighting vessels; Auxiliary vessels.
- "FRIDTJOF NANSEN" DELIVERED TO HER ELEMENT. // Naval Forces;2004, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p126
Focuses on the launch of Fridtjof Nansen, the first of the five class F-310 frigates for the Royal Norwegian Navy, at the IZAR shipyard at Ferrol Bay, Spain in June 2004. Features of the warship; Pros and cons; Elements of the shipbuilding program.
- Newest German Frigate Nearly Operational. Fiszer, Michal // Journal of Electronic Defense;Mar2005, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p21
Reports that the German F124-class frigate FGS Sachsen was commisioned for basic military training under the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's Flag Officer Sea Training program in Plymouth, England. Builder of the frigate; Missiles attached to the military vessel; Usability of the ship in...
- FREMM. // Naval Forces;2005, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p84
The article presents information according to which most of the European frigates, the real workhorses of the Fleet, are approaching the end of their operational life. They were generally built during the early eighties, out of designs and operational requirements of a few years earlier. In many...
- The Move towards Corvettes and Frigates. Hooton, E. R. // Armada International;Dec/Jan2005, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p16
Provides information on the increasing demand for larger ships of corvette or frigate sizes, as of December 2004. Factors that led to demands for corvettes and frigates; Estimated number of frigates currently required worldwide; Status of the naval ships of several countries in the world.
- SPECIALISED FRIGATE AND DESTROYER - ARE THEY WORTH THE EXPENSE? Annati, Massimo // Naval Forces;2011, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p32
The article focuses on the national requirements for naval warships such as anti-submarine warfare (ASW) frigate and anti-air warfare. To meet the fleet air-requirement in France, the range of the French European Multi-Mission Frigates (FREMM) programme was cut from 17 to 11 frigates by...
- Israeli General Staff Cancels Sa'ar 5 Plus Corvette. // Sea Power;Aug2004, Vol. 47 Issue 8, p50
Reports on the decision of the Israeli general staff to cancel the Sa'ar 5 Plus corvette program. Budgeting changes for the Sa'ar 5 Plus program.
- THE INDIAN NAVY'S PROJECT 17 STEALTH FRIGATE PROGRAMME. // Naval Forces;2003, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p44
Provides information on the Indian Navy's indigenous warship building program which entered the stealth era with the launch of the first of three Project 17 (P17) stealth frigates on April 18, 2003 at the Mazagaon Docks Ltd. yards in Mumbai, India. Culmination of the design, modification,...