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Philippines advances frigate project

2nd April 2014 - 15:54 GMT | by Tim Fish in London

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Following Chinese claims on maritime territory in the South China Sea and the increasing occurrence of incursions by Chinese fishing vessels in the region, the Philippines has suddenly been convinced of the urgency of upgrading its ageing fleet of frigates.

Modern frigates are usually much larger and more heavily armed ...

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