Commercial shipbuilding strategy cuts cost of frigates
Denmark is looking at Greece as a possible export customer for its new 6,600-metric-ton (full load) frigate design. A delegation representing Danish industry and defense materiel command visited Athens in June to promote the design as a way for the Hellenic navy to economically meet its requirement for up to six air-defense frigates. The three frigates purchased by Denmark will cost taxpayers just €635 million ($997 million), excluding weapons. Denmark’s new ships are scheduled for ...
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