1st of four Shaldag-Class is on the way to Argentine


The first of four Shaldag-class patrol boats is on its way to the Argentine Coast Guard after it was launched by Israel Shipyards and loaded for shipping as commercial cargo.

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To be crewed by 10 members of the naval police force, the 25.5-metre boats (with one-metre draughts) can reach speeds of 48 knots.

They are equipped with a remote-controlled weapon station.

Argentine ordered 4 boats under a US$49 million contract signed in December 2016.

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