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1st Sigma-Class Frigate Completes Sea Trials

June 01 2011


The first Sigma-class frigate built for the Moroccan navy has completed her sea acceptance trials, reports Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding, the Dutch builder of the vessel.

During the trials, the ship's hull systems, sensor, weapons and communications suite were extensively tested, said the shipbuilder.

The still unnamed vessel demonstrated good seakeeping capabilities and maneuverability and excellent combat system performance, officials said on Monday.

The second ship in...

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