What does FFG stand for Navy?
Frigate, Guided Missile
FFG – Frigate, Guided Missile, class/type of ship.
What does CVN mean on Navy ships?
CVN — aircraft carrier (nuclear propulsion) CVS — antisubmarine warfare support aircraft carrier; or seaplane carrier. CVT — training aircraft carrier. CVU — utility aircraft carrier.
What is the difference between frigates and destroyer?
In general, in the US Navy, a destroyer is a big, capable ship meant to escort the fast carrier task groups. The frigate is a smaller, less capable ship meant to escort support ships and convoys. In the British Navy, a destroyer has an anti-air focus while a frigate has an anti-submarine focus.
Do frigates have missiles?
Nearly all modern frigates are equipped with some form of offensive or defensive missiles, and as such are rated as guided-missile frigates (FFG).
What does REO stand for in the military?
Military.com. A VA Real Estate Owned (REO) property can become the possession of the VA after a home is foreclosed and a third party does not purchase at the foreclosure sale.
What does Cvan stand for?
|Attack Aircraft Carrier (Nuclear Propulsion)
|Canadian Virtual Assistant Network
|CINCPAC Voice Alert/Automated Net
What is the difference between frigates and corvettes?
A corvette is a very small class of combat ship, often the smallest in any fleet. Frigates are larger than corvettes and have a fair mix of offensive and defence capabilities. These are also used for patrol missions and to escort larger ships.
What is another word for frigate?
Synonyms of frigate
- cat rig,