FORTH (P-222)-class offshore patrol vessel Weapon Systems // Ships // Frigates/Corvettes


Country of Origin: Britain

The FORTH-class offshore patrol vessels are an evolved design from the Royal Navy's TYNE-class patrol vessels (see separate record). The new class is also known as the RIVER class Batch 2. It includes elements from the Thai KRABI-class and Brazilian AMAZONAS-class offshore patrol vessels, which were also built by BAE Systems. The design is modified to meet specific Royal Navy requirements. The class is intended to conduct fishery patrols, counterterrorism, counter-piracy, anti-smuggling...

 

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