29 November 2007
Gepard class frigate of the Vietnam Navy (photo : Militaryphotos)
The keel of Vietnam's second Gepard-class (Project 11661) guided-missile frigate was laid at the builder's Zelenodolsk Shipyard in Russia on 27 November.
Gepard class frigate (image : Militaryphotos)
Construction of the first frigate commenced in July 2007 following the signing of the USD300 million two-boat deal in December 2006.