Naval Warfare

PREMIUM: First NZ frigate returns from upgrade

5th January 2021 - 20:00 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Christchurch

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Overbudget and behind schedule, HMNZS Te Kaha returns from Canada after its midlife upgrade.

HMNZS Te Kaha, representing half the Royal New Zealand Navy’s (RNZN's) Anzac-class frigate fleet, arrived home to Devonport Naval Base in Auckland on 20 December, after departing the country more than two and a half years earlier.

The vessel has completed its Frigate System Upgrade (FSU), even though this ...

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