Denmark has taken a big step in transforming its maritime capabilities by ordering three 6,000-ton anti-air warfare frigates. The ships were ordered Dec. 20, from Odense (Denmark) Steel Shipyard Ltd. for delivery in 2010-12. They will join two 6,300-ton Absalon-class flexible combat-support ships built by the same yard from 2003-05. The five ships share a common hull design and are a major new capability for the Royal Danish Navy, with the endurance, range, sensors, weapons and command, ...

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