Portugal—Francisco De Almeida Frigate Arrives In Netherlands For Upgrading

Defense-Aerospace | 07/15/2020

A Portuguese navy frigate has arrived in the Netherlands for a major modernization, reports defense-aerospace.com. The Francisco de Almeida departed from the Lisbon Naval Base on July 8 and was scheduled to arrive at Den Helder in the Netherlands on Monday, reported the Portuguese navy on July 11. Den Helder is the location of a Damen shipyard. The Francisco de Almeida and her sister, Bartolomeu Dias, are former Dutch Karel Doorman-class frigates. The frigates are being upgraded to...

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