Specialised Frigate and Destroyer - Are They Worth the Expense?

Annati, Massimo
November 2011
Military Technology;2011, Vol. 35 Issue 11, p64
The article discusses the changes in operational requirement assigned to specialize frigate and destroyer ships worldwide. The author relates that due to decrease in global number of warships, frigates and destroyers are becoming more equipped with a variety of air and underwater defense systems. He notes that new responsibilities existed that were previously unknown to the Naval science such as stabilisation and support of Special Forces.


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