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Naval Corvette Warships

Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 6/16/2014

The Navy Corvette has evolved since its early days as a small, fast and agile craft to an ocean-going warship brimming with weaponry and sensors.

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There are a total of 10 Naval Corvette Warships in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order. Flag images indicative of country of origin.




2008
BNS Barroso (V34)
BNS Barroso V34 is a Brazilian medium-sized military naval corvette and represents the only member of her Barroso-class to da...
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2013
CNS Bengbu (582) (Type 056)
The nation of China has increased her military spending by 11% from her 2011 budget. For the first time in its history duri...
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2008
FGS Braunschweig (F260)
After World War 2 many navies of the world began trending towards construction of smaller warships. The cost of building larg...
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1941
HMCS Sackville (K181)
By the end of June in 1940, the German war machine had claimed Poland, Denmark, Norway, Netherlands, Belgium and France leavi...
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2009
HSwMS Visby (K31)
Corvettes date as far back as the "Age of Sail" where their speed, agility and modest firepower were put to excellent use. Du...
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1989
ROKS Cheonan (PCC-772)
ROKS Cheonan (PCC-772), a Pohang-class corvette - a small, maneuverable and armed warship - served as part of the South Korea...
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2007
SAS Mendi (F148)
The SAS Mendi (F148)is a corvette/frigate vessel of the four-strong "Valour-class" belonging to the South African Navy. Her s...
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2011
TCG Heybeliada (F-511)
Corvettes earn their keep in modern navies of the world by exhibiting compactness in dimension, supplying appropriate firepow...
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2008
USS Freedom (LCS-1)
The United States Navy saw the need for a fleet of small, multipurpose corvette type warships to operate in the littoral or c...
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2010
USS Independence (LCS-2)
The USS Independence (LCS-2) represents a wholly modern United States Navy (USN) corvette and the lead ship of her new Indepe...
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