Germany signs contract for new SIGINT ships
Germany has become the latest Baltic-facing state to procure new naval SIGINT capabilities by signing a contract with NVL Group for three ships on 10 July.
The three vessels – which will be known as 'fleet service ships' - will be identical in construction and give Berlin new electronic eyes and ears in the Baltic and elsewhere.
The German order follows Poland placing a contract with Saab for the design, production and support of two new SIGINT ships late last year.
Earlier this year, Saab also delivered another intelligence platform, Artemis, to the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV).
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