Tag Archives: OFFSHORE PATROL VESSELS

FY 2012 NIGERIAN NAVAL ACQUISITIONS: 110 METRE, 2000-TON OPVs COMING

NNS THUNDER F90 By Editorial PROJECT INFO Project Name: Offshore Patrol Vessels NIGERIA PLANS TO PROCURE OFFSHORE PATROL VESSELS Nigeria Project Status: Planning Project Type: Parent Project Start Quarter: Q4 2011 Project End Quarter: Q4 2015 Project Value (USD): 42 … Continue reading

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SUKANYA CLASS OFFSHORE PATROL VESSELS

Sukanya class patrol vessel From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Class overview Name: Sukanya class Operators: Indian Navy Sri Lanka Navy Completed: 7 Active: 7 General characteristics Type: Patrol vessel Displacement: 1,890 tons (full load) Length: 101 metres Beam: 11.5 metres … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN NAVY SET TO ACQUIRE NEW PORTUGUESE-BUILT WARSHIPS?

According to an article published online on 2 January 2011 by the “Portuguese Aerospace and Defence Update”, the burgeoning fortunes of the hitherto long-neglected Nigerian Navy look set to receive an additional massive boost with talks said to have reached … Continue reading

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