Agadir: a Moroccan frigate opposite an American missile cruiser (video)

A new test for the Moroccan Sultan Moulay Ismaïl frigate.

A new test for the Moroccan Sultan Moulay Ismaïl frigate (Sygma), that on 10 March 2013 by the Dutch group Women at the Royal Navy was delivered. In the margin of a visit of a few days in the port of Agadir kept the American USS Vella Gulf a combat simulation with the Moroccan Sultan Moulay Ismaïl frigate, a Pearl of the Moroccan naval forces.

The Moroccan-American naval exercise is part of the joint maritime exercise called "Evolex" reveals the website FAR-maroc.

The USS Vella Guld is a multi-mission ship, designed for prolonged combat operations in anti-aircraft, anti-submarine and anti-surface combat environments. It is used to combat units, amphibious assault groups and intercept and escort missions to support.

The Moroccan Sultan Moulay Ismail frigate is 97.9 metres long and 13 metres wide. It has a capacity for 96 people and has four MM40 Exocet anti-ship missile, a VL Mica vertical launch surface-air system, light guns, MU90 torpedoes and a helicopter.

The Moroccan frigate looks like this:

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