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...