Naval Warfare

Fincantieri hits two landmarks in build of Al Zubarah corvettes for Qatar

16th February 2021 - 12:27 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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The vessels were ordered as part of a broader EUR4 billion ($4.67 billion) naval package awarded by Qatar to Fincantieri in June 2016.

Fincantieri launched the second of four Al Zubarah-class corvettes at its Muggiano shipyard on 13 February, part of a wider multi-ship order by Doha to boost the Qatari Emiri Naval Forces.

The launch of Damsah was also joined by the keel laying ceremony for the fourth-in-class Sumaysimah, with deliveries ...

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