Introducing Ireland's Samuel Beckett-class: Rear Admiral Mark Mellett

Introducing Ireland's Samuel Beckett-class: Rear Admiral Mark Mellett

August 2014
With last year's event held in Dublin, Ireland, Rear Admiral Mark Mellett of the Irish Defence Forces (and the conference chairman), explained to Defence IQ the reasoning behind the introduction of the new Samuel Beckett-class OPVs in this podcast. He also discussed the construction of the vessel with an eye towards climate change, cost-efficiency in a complex maritime environment, meeting emerging threats, and revealed his key to working effectively with industry partners and shipyards.


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