OCCAR enlists Naviris for Horizon MLU feasibility study
Naviris will conduct a midlife upgrade (MLU) feasibility study into the four Horizon-class frigates in the French Navy, under a contract signed with OCCAR on 22 July.
This followed an R&T contract in June between the two parties.
The French and Italian navies each operate two Horizon-class ships.
Vessel to be commissioned in 2022; three others may follow
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