NWI - Naval Warfare

Southern Ocean focus for new OPV

25th April 2016 - 23:00 GMT | by Richard Thomas in Portsmouth

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An new OPV for New Zealand will include features that will allow it to operate in the Southern Ocean and near to Antarctica.

The Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) want to increase their maritime presence in this region, so the ship will have to have an ice strengthened double-hull.

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