Translation of frigate in Spanish:


fragata, n.

Pronunciation /ˈfrɪɡət//ˈfrɪɡɪt/


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    fragata feminine
    • The Royal Navy group, which will include a submarine, a frigate, a destroyer and two support vessels, will set out from Portsmouth on Saturday.
    • It will involve more than 60 ships and submarines, including the American carrier USS Enterprise, 20 frigates and destroyers and 54 aircraft.
    • For example, say you are a commander in charge of a battle group consisting of three destroyers and six assault frigates.
    • Cruisers, destroyers, and frigates are collectively referred to as surface combatants.
    • Between six and ten ships - usually destroyers, frigates and tankers - are attached to the Force for up to eight months.
    • By 2020, the Navy will have no frigates left, and all its destroyers will be large and expensive.
    • It would be three frigates against one destroyer.
    • Ingalls has already prepared two U.S. Navy frigates for transfer.
    • Predominantly it was the destroyers and frigates of the Navy that served.
    • Senator Hill said that while the focus of the maritime campaign had shifted to carrier air operations, there was still a requirement for frigates to conduct some escort and patrol duties.
    • Other vessels included a Ticonderoga class cruiser, Arleigh Burke class destroyers, guided missile frigates and two Los Angeles class nuclear submarines.
    • Hence only sixteen frigates and two support ships - Fort Victoria and Fort George - were constructed.
    • In March 2004, the Royal Netherlands Navy signed a contract for the transfer of two M-Class frigates to the Chilean Navy.
    • Perhaps the best example of this is the ability of Canadian frigates and destroyers to operate in U.S. aircraft carrier battle groups.
    • The size of the active fleet is also being steadily cut, with just 32 frigates and destroyers in service.
    • At sea, he served in a battleship, an aircraft carrier, in cruisers, destroyers, frigates, and a minesweeper.
    • The troop carrying convoy would then sail from southern English ports protected by an escort of frigates and corvettes.
    • Four different frigates and destroyers, as well as seven auxiliaries, had supported the operation.
    • Up to ten destroyers or frigates are normally attached to the Force for up to six months, with Command rotating on an annual basis among the nations contributing ships to the Force.
    • The Seahawk is operational on US Navy frigates, destroyers and guided missile cruisers.