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Argentinian Navy OPV deliveries on the horizon

27th June 2019 - 16:24 GMT | by Richard Thomas in London


Argentina’s naval forces should welcome the first of four OPVs from Naval Group in 2020, as work continues in the upgrade of L’Adroit in preparation for its transfer to Buenos Aires.

The work being undertaken on L’Adroit, the first of four OPV 90-designs that will be delivered to the South American country, will see it and the other three in class provided additional at-sea endurance through an increased on-board freshwater production capability.

The 87m-long vessel has an endurance in excess of 21 days and has a maximum speed of 20kt, while accommodating an embarked rotary capability. Displacing 1,650t, OPV

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Richard Thomas


Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas is the Senior Editor, Naval at Shephard Media. Richard joined the company in …

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