Naval Warfare

Keel laid for first Arafura-class OPV

13th May 2019 - 06:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


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The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) has laid the keel for its first Arafura-class offshore patrol vessel (OPV), the Arafura, at the Osborne Naval Shipyard in Adelaide, the Australian Department of Defence announced on 10 May.

The project will see the delivery of 12 OPVs to the RAN to replace ...

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