TITLE

CORVETTE PROGRAMS AROUND THE WORLD

AUTHOR(S)
Hanses, Heinz-Dieter
PUB. DATE
April 2002
SOURCE
Naval Forces;Apr2002, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p55
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Analyzes shipbuilding programs for corvettes and amplifies their importance in naval inventories to meet operational needs. Types of patrol vessels; Assessment of the corvette market; Operational challenges. INSET: MTG SERVES AS RELIABLE AND COMPETANT PARTNER FOR MARITIME....
ACCESSION #
6739391

 

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