Naval Warfare

First Saudi combat vessel build begins

20th November 2019 - 09:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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Fincantieri Marinette Marine has commenced construction of the Royal Saudi Navy’s first Multi-Mission Surface Combatant (MMSC) ship.

Being delivered by Lockheed Martin as prime contractor, the four MMSCs were ordered in 2017 under a foreign military sales (FMS) agreement.

The FMS package request also included equipment to arm the ...

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