Monday, 29 February 2016

First of Two German built MEKO A-200 AN Frigate Commissioned with Algerian Navy

The first of two MEKO Frigates built by Germany's ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) in Kiel was officially commissioned on February 23 2016. The vessel nammed Harrad (meaning Detterent) was launched in early December 2014. Algeria ordered two frigates (with an option for two more) in March 2012. It is reported that the ship is due to arrive in Oran in Algeria in May 2016.

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