Saudi Navy receives new batch of French-made Speed Interceptor Boats

Sunday 1442/2/3 - 2020/09/20
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Dammam, Sep 20, 2020, SPA -- Commander of the Saudi Royal Naval Forces Lieutenant General Fahd bin Abdullah Al-Ghufaili patronized here today the delivery ceremony of the second and third batches of the French-made Speed Interceptor Boats HS132 as part of a joint cooperation framework between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Republic of France in the field of military manufacture and cooperation.
According to the agreement between the Saudi navy and the French company of CMN, the company manufactures and provides the Kingdom with highly qualified interceptor boats HS132, partly produced in France and the other in the Kingdom's plants.
In a speech to mark the occasion, Al-Ghufaili lauded the full-fledged support the armed forces, in general and the navy in particular, are enjoying from the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, who is the Commander-in-chief of all the armed forces; HRH Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, as well as HRH the Deputy Defense Minister to upgrade the preparedness of the navy to further enhance the maritime security on one hand and protect the country's vital and strategic interests on the other.
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