ROC Navy to retire Knox-class frigates

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/04/30
By: Lu Hsin-hui and Evelyn Kao

Taipei, April 30 (CNA) The Republic of China Navy will hold a ceremony Friday 2015043000311to decommission Knox-class frigates from service to be presided over by Lee Shi-ming (李喜明), the commander-in-chief of the ROC Navy, a spokesman for the Navy said Thursday.

As Taiwan has recently purchased Perry-class frigates from the United States, the ROC Navy will decommission a fleet of eight aging Knox-class frigates in phases, according to the spokesman.    [FULL  STORY]

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