Saudi Arabia received the first German-made patrol boat

At the beginning of November, the first patrol boat of the TNC 5243 project TRS 35 Jeddah, built by the company Fr., was sent on board the BBC Chartering Air Force Pearl of BBC Chartering to Saudi Arabia from German Wolgast. Lürssen Werft "for the Saudi Coast Guard under a contract from 2013 g, reports bmpd with reference to German bloggers.

The contract details are unknown, but according to the latest data, the agreement provides for the construction of two projects for the Saudis - the TNC 35 (length 35 m, full speed 40 knot) and FPB 38 (dyn 38 m, speed 31 knot).

The lead boat of the TNC 35 project was launched in May of this year and has been tested since the summer.

The main shipyard built by the Peene-Werft shipyard of the German company Fr. Lürssen Werft in Wolgast for the Coast Guard of Saudi Arabia patrol boat TRS 5243 Jeddah TNC 35 project during the test period.

Reference bmpd: “A non-advertised large contract worth over 1,5 billion euros for the construction of patrol boats for Saudi Arabia, the Fr. Lürssen Werft concluded at the beginning of 2013. As can be judged, the implementation of this contract was delayed due to the lengthy process of issuing appropriate licenses for the export of military equipment to Saudi Arabia by the government of Germany. Only in February 2014 r the German government approved the contract, and in January 2015 r Fr. Lürssen Werft officially announced the beginning of the implementation of the contract, thereby recognizing its existence. This contract is a record volume in the world military boat building. ”
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  2. +3
    10 November 2016 12: 18
    Hussites still have missiles?
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      10 November 2016 13: 13
      If this boat is sent to the Yemeni shores, they may not see it anymore.
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        10 November 2016 15: 53
        A contract of one and a half billion for the construction of patrol boats, wow, you saw this.
        1. +2
          10 November 2016 17: 32
          Quote: KaPToC
          Wow, I’ve cut it.

          Well, it would be nice to know the details, in particular, the volume of the batch. If two or three (a la Zamvolt) - then yes, it is possible. Damn it, maybe stereotypical thinking fails, but somehow it’s still difficult to combine two points: the cut and the Germans. request And even if I cut it, it’s absolutely not a pity to Saudi money.
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            10 November 2016 18: 41
            Quote: Paranoid50
            If two or three (a la Zamvolt)

            What a zombolt, the Sentinel boats, and in comparison with them our Buyans are battleships, and the Steregushiy is a death star in general.

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