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Thursday, February 05, 2015

Romania looks to revive Type 22 frigate upgrade programme

Regele FerdinandRomania is set to rekindle long-delayed plans for the Phase 2 modernisation of its two Type 22 Batch 2 frigates, the head of the Romanian Navy has revealed.

Addressing the IQPC Surface Warships 2015 conference in Genoa on 28 January, Rear Admiral (UH) Alexandru Mirsu, chief of the Romanian Naval Forces Staff, told delegates that the Romanian Navy was now looking to revive the Phase 2 upgrade during the course of 2015.

"Our current thinking is to fit a modern combat management system, introduce a 3-D [surveillance] radar," he said, "and then to put some 'kinetic' equipment on board in terms of anti-surface and anti-air missiles, and a close-in weapon system."

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