Lithuanian Navy to Receive New Patrol Ship

20 January 2010 (Last Updated January 20th, 2010 18:30)

The Lithuanian Navy will receive a Flyvefisken / Standart Flex 300 Class multirole patrol ship from the Royal Danish Navy by the end of January. The transfer of the ship will be conducted between the two navies, which will exchange information on ship maintenance and how to use the vess

The Lithuanian Navy will receive a Flyvefisken / Standart Flex 300 Class multirole patrol ship from the Royal Danish Navy by the end of January.

The transfer of the ship will be conducted between the two navies, which will exchange information on ship maintenance and how to use the vessel's armaments, equipment and mechanisms.

The 54m-long, 9m-wide patrol vessel has a displacement capacity of 450t. It can accommodate a crew of 30 and cruise at a maximum speed of 18kt.

The ship will be commissioned and named in March 2010.