What are frigates?

Some articles on frigates:

List Of French Modern Frigates - See Also
... List of French sail frigates List of French steam frigates List of French current frigates ...
List Of Retired Spanish Navy Ships - Contents
1 Carracks and Galleons 2 Sail frigates 3 Ships of the line 4 Minor Sailing Vessels (incomplete) 5 Aircraft carriers 6 Amphibious 7 Submarines 8 Ironclads 8.1 Broadside ...
Variants - Hydra Class (MEKO 200HN)
... The MEKO frigates have high-level specifications for shock resistance, stiffness requirements for the fire control and radar systems, and blast and gas pressure ... The four Hydra class frigates of the Hellenic Navy of Greece are 3200t frigates of the MEKO 200HN design ... Three Hydra class frigates were deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom 2002–2003 ...
Signals Intelligence Operational Platforms By Nation - Ship Platforms - Germany: Ship Platforms
... Also other Navy vessels, such as the Bremen class frigates, Brandenburg class frigates, Sachsen class frigates and Braunschweig class corvettes are equipped with extensive SIGINT/ELINT gear ...