A reader writes with additional information about naval operations against the Somali pirates:
I thought you might be interested in this info about Danish warships.
While this deployment represents one of their two largest ships, it is neither a particularly fast nor heavily armed ship. Much slower than the Danish Corvettes, it is officially called a “support ship” — and is more or less like a light frigate (137 m. in length vs. U.S. frigates at 138.6 m. in length).
I suspect that when it comes to duking it out with the pirates, we’re more likely to see one of the U.S. Navy frigates giving them a good pasting!
Thanks again you guys for keeping us all posted.
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