Naval Warfare

Keel laying ceremony held for eighth K130 corvette for German Navy

9th October 2020 - 12:00 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


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Despite restrictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic, keel laying ceremony for German Navy corvette goes ahead as K130 programme continues apace.

The keel of the eighth K130 (Braunschweig class) corvette for the German Navy was laid on 6 October at the Wolgast Peene shipyard.

In total, the German Navy will receive ten Braunschweig-class corvettes, after a second batch of five was ordered in September 2017. The programme is scheduled for ...

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