A corvette (whiles corvet) is a smaa, maneuverable, lichtly airmed warship, oreeginally smawer nor a frigate (2,000+ tons) an lairger nor a coastal patrol craft or fast attack craft (500 or fewer tons), altho mony recent designs resemble frigates in size an role.
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- "In a class of their own: new corvettes take centre stage". Archived frae the original on 13 September 2010. Retrieved 12 Mairch 2014.