DAMMAM: The Royal Saudi Navy on Sunday received the second and third batch of fast interceptor vessels from French firm CMN Group, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
The delivery is part of a joint cooperation initiative in military manufacturing between Saudi Arabia and France.
Adm. Fahad Al-Ghufaili, commander of the Royal Saudi Navy, received the HS132 vessels in the Kingdom’s Eastern Province.
The agreement provides for the manufacture of HS132 vessels in France and in the Kingdom as part of a technology transfer program.
The HS132 is considered among the most advanced type of fast interceptor vessel in the world.