Evolution of the Corvette

Withington, Thomas
October 2010
Armada International;Oct/Nov2010, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p8
The article reports on the reemergence of the corvette as the platform for the current maritime environment. The advantages of the corvette include flexibility and maneuverability. Among the European manufacturers of corvette are Netherland's Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding and Spain's Navantia. Russia and Turkey have decided to collaborate in developing new corvette designs. It is also noted that the all-electric ship concept will play an important role in reducing the crew size of modern corvettes.


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