Naval Warfare

PREMIUM: Argentina awaits enhanced OPV87 vessel

16th October 2020 - 13:30 GMT | by Tim Fish in Auckland

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​Three vessels will feature enhancements to allow operations in the Southern Ocean

ARA Piedrabuena, the second of four new OPVs for the Argentine Navy, was launched in early October from the Concarneau facility of French shipbuilder Kership (a JV between Naval Group and Piriou).

A spokesperson from Naval Group told Shephard that this is ‘two months ahead of the contractual deadline’ and ...

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