The Spanish Navy commissioned its fifth OPV “Audaz”

The Spanish Navy commissioned its fifth Buque de Acción Marítima (BAM) ship “Audaz” in a ceremony in San Fernando on July 27.
The ceremony was chaired by Ángel Olivares Ramírez, Secretary of State for Defense and was attended by the  President of NAVANTIA Susana Sarriá Sopeña and of the General Director of Armament and Material (DIGAM), Admiral Santiago Ramón González Gómez, as well as other civil and military authorities.
The OPVs are 96 meters long and displace 2,500 tones. They accommodate a crew of 86 and have a SH 60B ‘Seahawk’ helicopter embarked.
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