The future mid-size frigate, scaled down for export

As a result of their increasing reliance on shipping for international trade, which goes hand in hand with globalisation, states whose economies are increasingly dependent on the sea are attaching much more importance to control of the oceans. The safeguarding of maritime links, exclusive economic zones (EEZ) and coastal waters has become a particularly key issue as flashpoints have multiplied.

The FTI, an instrument at the cutting-edge of technology.

However discreet submarines are, the FTI will be a fearsome adversary, and should also boast robust extended air-defence capabilities.

A modular vessel, also designed for export

International warship market research reveals a desire on the part of navies for ships on a smaller scale than the FREMM.

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