WHECS

AcronymDefinition
WHECSWelsh Higher Education Careers Services
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Writing at the end of the Cold War, Eric Grove informed us that a frigate is a "combatant of about 1,750 to 3,000 tons usually optimized for ASW [antisubmarine warfare] but with general purpose capability; essentially intended for the escort of noncombatant shipping, although useful for patrol and limited offensive operations, capable of oceangoing transits and tasks; usually air capable [operating helicopters] Oliver Hazard Perry--class guided-missile frigates (FFGs) displace around four thousand tons and the Coast Guard's Hamilton-class high-endurance cutters (WHECs) about three thousand.