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Ministry of Defense to Celebrate Launching of 1st, 2nd French Speedboat Made for Saudi Navy

Cherbourg, France, Saudi Royal Naval Forces, is scheduled to celebrate putting into commission the first and second speedboats, specially made by the French Navy for its Saudi counterpart, here on Wednesday, in the presence of the Commander of the Royal Saudi Naval Forces Lieutenant General Fahd bin Abdullah Al Ghafaili and a number of military officials from the Saudi and French sides.

An agreement concluded earlier with French CMN includes the manufacture of 39 fast boats, part in France and the rest in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

It also falls within the framework of joint cooperation between the Kingdom and France in the field of military industrialization and cooperation.

Source: Saudi Press Agency