Dom Francisco de Almeida in Den Helder for Midlife Upgrade

July 11, 2020 (Google Translation) – Frigate Dpm Francisco de Almeida sails, at this time, to Den Helder (Netherlands) where it is expected to arrive next Monday, July 13th, in order to continue, as planned, the Midlife Upgrade. This modernization program aims, as is being done with the other ship of this class – NRP Bartholomeu Dias – to extend…

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Dutch Detail Frigate Plans

June 24, 2020 (Google Translation) – Defense will replace the current M-frigates. The main task of the yet to be built frigates is to combat submarines from a distance. This is done with a new torpedo, deployable from the ship or by the NH90 on-board helicopter. This is stated in the letter about the investigation phase that the House of…

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