Naval Warfare

Australia names OPV class as Arafura

15th November 2018 - 13:00 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong


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VADM Mike Noonan, Chief of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), announced on 15 November that the name of the navy’s new fleet of OPVs will be the Arafura class, the name emanating from the body of water that marks the northern approaches to Australia and south of New Guinea ...

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