The latest contract modification awards reflects an exercised option to provide several militaries with MK 54 lightweight torpedo array kits.
Frigate frenzy for FREMM in Indonesia
In something of a coup given its limited success in the Asian naval market to date, Fincantieri announced on 10 June that it had won a contract to supply eight frigates to the Indonesian Navy (TNI-AL).
The Italian shipbuilder stated it would act as the prime contractor for the entire programme. However, Indonesian state-owned shipbuilder PT PAL will have a role to play, suggesting that some construction will take place in Indonesia.
The Indonesian MoD had allegedly shortlisted four platforms for a follow-on buy to …
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