20 DE JULIO class Weapon Systems // Ships // Frigates/Corvettes


Country of Origin: Colombia

The 20 DE JULIO-class offshore patrol vessels are in service with the Colombian navy. The vessels are a derivative of the OPV-80 design from Fassmer, which was also serves as the basis for the PILOTO PARDO-class in service with the Chilean navy. The Colombian navy has plans to acquire an enlarged version of the 20 DE JULIO design, which has been designated the OPV 93 or OPV Mk II class. HULL: The ships in the class are constructed of steel, except for the wheelhouse, which is made...

 

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