Larvik’s «adopted child» is now ready for service with the Norwegian navy. The vessel was delivered from the shipyard in Spain in January 2011.
The fifth frigate in the Nansen class is called "KNM Thor Heyerdahl". Major General and head of the Norwegian Armed Forces’ logistics organisation (FLO), Trond Ragnarsøn Karlsen, believes the five frigates will remain in service for the next 30-40 years.
Read more about the frigates here.