Corvettes to Sail Smartly

Hooton, E. R.
February 2007
Armada International;Feb/Mar2007, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p32
The article offers information regarding the corvette, a type of navel warship. During the Cold War, corvettes were used by the Soviet Union to augment fast attack craft. Israel also used corvettes, following improvements in anti-air warfare capabilities. The author argues that there was a point in history when corvettes were considered scrap, but they have since regained popularity, citing increased demand from Bangladesh, Kuwait, Romania and other countries as evidence of this trend.


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