Germany—Damen Chosen To Build New Frigates

Reuters | 01/14/2020

The German government has selected a team led by Dutch shipbuilder Damen to build its new multirole frigates, reports Reuters.  The project, valued at nearly 6 billion euros (US$6.7 billion), covers four MKS-180 frigates, with options for two more, German lawmakers said Tuesday.  The ships will be built at the Blohm + Voss shipyard in Hamburg and other locations belonging to the North German Luerssen Group, said a Damen release. The frigates will be capable of land attack,...

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