TITLE

Royal Australian Navy Modernization Plan in Full Swing

PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Sea Power;Dec2007, Vol. 50 Issue 12, p47
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) has achieved several goals of its modernization program with the completion of construction contracts for the Hobart-class destroyer and Canberra-class Amphibious Ship programs. According to the author, a new class of offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) has been planned by Mexico to follow the Oaxaca class. Meanwhile, one Fregate Europeene Multi-Missions (FREMM) frigate has been agreed to be purchased by the Royal Moroccan Navy.
ACCESSION #
28095828

 

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