To make this website work, we log user data. By using Shephard's online services, you agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

Open menu Search

LAAD 2019: Israel Shipyards increases presence in South America

5th April 2019 - 09:36 GMT | by Beth Maundrill in Rio de Janeiro


Present for the first time at LAAD 2019, Israel Shipyards is looking to carve out future opportunities in South America.

The company has already delivered four Shaldag MKII fast patrol craft (pictured) to Argentina at the end of 2019/beginning of 2018 which are now operational, according to Ilan Lavi, marketing director, Latin America, Israel Shipyards.

The fast patrol craft meets emerging challenges of asymmetric warfare in inland and territorial waters. The Argentinian Shaldags have been performing beaching operations, typically to combat smuggling.

Meanwhile, Lavi revealed that the company will be delivering a new OPV to Honduras in October/November 2019 following

Already have an account? Log in

Want to keep reading this article?

Read this Article

Get access to this article with a Free Basic Account

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 2 free stories per week
  • Personalised news alerts
  • Daily and weekly newsletters
Create account

Unlimited Access

Access to all our premium news as a Premium News 365 Member. Corporate subscriptions available.

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 14-day free trial (cancel at any time)
  • Unlimited access to all published premium news
Start your free trial
Beth Maundrill


Beth Maundrill

Beth is Deputy Editor - Land at Shephard Media, managing coverage across all formats of …

Read full bio

Share to