Damen delivers POLA class frigate to Mexican Navy

Damen Shipyards Group handed over the newbuild frigate ARM Reformador to the Mexican Navy on Monday, February 10.

The POLA (Patrulla oceánica de largo alcance; “long range ocean patrol”) class frigate was constructed by the team of Damen and Mexican shipbuilder Astimar. It will be used for protection of Mexican territorial waters, law enforcement, long-range search and rescue (SAR), and humanitarian assistance.

The 107-metre Reformador is a modified variant of Damen’s 105-metre Sigma-class frigate.

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