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BAE Systems delivers River-class OPV HMS Medway to Royal Navy

Mar 15, 2019 - Marketline Newswire

UK firm BAE Systems has handed over River-class offshore patrol vessel (OPV) HMS Medway to the British Royal Navy.

Named after the River Medway in Kent, the 90m-long, BAE Systems-built vessel completed its first sea trials in the Firth of Clyde in December last year.HMS Medway is the second of five 2,000t River-class 2.0 vessels designed to perform patrol duties in home waters and beyond.The ship is equipped with integrated platform management system (IPMS) and combat management system (CM...