The warships of today's navies, current naval events, ships in the news, etc.
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Very interesting my friend... 27kn isn't that bad . I might assume that the speed might increase a few knots as technology or need increases... pesky Somalian pirates
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The official classification from the article is ''frigate'' which the article suggests is being used as a politically correct substitute for destroyer, which is basically what they are.
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The people at that site call things as they see them. They are right a good portion of the time but not always. Indeed the who ship classification issue these days depends a lot on how and why you define the classifications.