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Nexter sells NARWHAL to Albania

31st May 2017 - 12:25 GMT | by Erwan de Cherisey in Paris


French company Nexter has signed a contract with the Albanian Navy to supply it with four NARWHAL 20mm remotely operated turrets, the company announced.  

The turrets will equip Albania’s fleet of four Damen Stan Patrol 4207 coastal patrol boats which until now were devoid of any heavy armament. In addition to the turrets, Nexter says that it will also provide Albania with 20mm ammunition and maintenance tooling. 

Under the terms of the sale contract, Nexter will deliver the first two NARWHAL turrets in late 2017 while the remaining pair will be handed to Albania during the second half of

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Erwan de Cherisey


Erwan de Cherisey

Erwan de Cherisey is a writer on international affairs and defence.

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