Frigates are a type of warship built for speed and maneuverability. Currently, frigates are used for protecting other warships and merchant-marine ships, primarily as anti-submarine warfare combatants for amphibious expeditionary forces. Frigates resemble corvettes, cruisers, destroyers and even battleships. Nearly all modern frigates are equipped with offensive or defensive missiles, and are rated as guided-missile frigates. Advancements in surface-to-air missiles allow newer generation guided-missile frigates to form a vital part of modern navies and can be used as a fleet defense platform.
Some of the frigates are specialized for anti-submarine warfare. Advancements in submarine have resulted in submarines moving at higher speeds which greatly reduced the margin of speed superiority of frigate over submarine. The Royal Navy's original Type 22 frigate is an example of a specialized anti-submarine warfare frigate. For anti-submarine warfare, most of the current operational frigates have a landing deck and hangar aft to operate helicopters. Helicopters can be used to attack nuclear submarines which may be faster than surface warships. Such helicopters are usually equipped with sonobuoys, magnetic anomaly detectors, wire-mounted dipping sonar and torpedoes.
Development of stealth technology has also resulted in its application in frigates. It was introduced in modern frigate design by the French La Fayette class. New frigate ships are designed to offer a minimal radar cross section, which also lends them good air penetration. In the German Navy, frigates replaced some of the ageing destroyers. In terms of size and role, the current German frigates exceed the former class of destroyers. The German F125-class frigate is one of the largest class of frigates globally with a displacement of about 7,200 tons.
Military Frigates Market Major Players:
NAVAL GROUP, Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS), Austal, General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, and Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. among others.
Military Frigates Market Recent Developments:
Feb 2018: The US Navy selected five shipbuilders for conceptual design of the frigates and will compete in the Navy’s bid for 20 next-generation guided-missile frigates (FFG(X)). General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, Austal USA, Lockheed Martin, Fincantieri Marine and Huntington Ingalls Industries were each awarded USD 15 million contracts for the work. The final contract is expected to be awarded after evaluation by 2020.
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1.1 Scope of Study
1.2 Market Definition
1.3 Executive Summary
2. Research Methodology
2.1 Study Deliverables
2.2 Study Assumptions
2.3 Research Phases
3. Military Frigates Market Insights
3.1 Current Market Scenario
3.2 Industry Attractiveness - Porter's Five Force Analysis
3.2.1 Bargaining Power of the Suppliers
3.2.2 Bargaining Power of the Consumers
3.2.3 Threat of New Entrants
3.2.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services
3.2.5 Competitive Rivalry
4. Military Frigates Market Dynamics
5. Global Military Frigates Market Analysis
5.1 North America Military Frigates Market (2018-2023)
5.1.1 Canada Military Frigates Market (2018-2023)
5.1.2 US Military Frigates Market (2018-2023)
5.1.3 Mexico Military Frigates Market (2018-2023)
5.1.4 Rest of North America
5.2 Europe Military Frigates Market (2018-2023)
5.2.1 Italy Military Frigates Market (2018-2023)
5.2.2 Greece Military Frigates Market (2018-2023)
5.2.3 UK Military Frigates Market (2018-2023)
5.2.4 Spain Military Frigates Market (2018-2023)
5.2.5 France Military Frigates Market (2018-2023)
5.2.6 Germany Military Frigates Market (2018-2023)
5.2.7 Russia Military Frigates Market (2018-2023)
5.2.8 Rest of Europe
5.3 Asia-Pacific Military Frigates Market (2018-2023)
5.3.1 China Military Frigates Market (2018-2023)
5.3.2 Taiwan Military Frigates Market (2018-2023)
5.3.3 India Military Frigates Market (2018-2023)
5.3.4 South Korea Military Frigates Market (2018-2023)
5.3.5 Australia Military Frigates Market (2018-2023)
5.3.6 Rest of Asia-Pacific
5.4 South America Military Frigates Market (2018-2023)
5.4.1 Brazil Military Frigates Market (2018-2023)
5.4.2 Chile Military Frigates Market (2018-2023)
5.4.3 Peru Military Frigates Market (2018-2023)
5.4.4 Rest of South America
5.5 Middle East & Africa Military Frigates Market (2018-2023)
5.5.1 Turkey Military Frigates Market (2018-2023)
5.5.2 Egypt Military Frigates Market (2018-2023)
5.5.3 Saudi Arabia Military Frigates Market (2018-2023)
5.5.4 Rest of Middle East & Africa
6. Competitive Landscape
6.2 Market Share Analysis
7. Company Profiles
7.2 NAVAL GROUP
7.3 Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS)
7.4 Fr. L¬ürssen Werft GmbH & Co. KG
7.6 General Dynamics Bath Iron Works
7.7 Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc.
7.8 Lockheed Martin Corporation
7.9 United Shipbuilding Corporation
7.11 Odense Steel Shipyard
7.12 China State Shipbuilding Corporation Limited
8. Future Outlook
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