January 20 2011
The Norwegian navy has taken delivery of its fifth and final frigate in the Fridtjof Nansen class, reports Navantia, the Spanish shipbuilder.
The Thor Heyerdahl was handed over Tuesday in a ceremony at Navantia's facility in Ferrol, Spain.
The frigates are designed for anti-submarine warfare, air defense and surface warfare missions.
The delivery wraps up a program that was launched in 2000.
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