Pakistan; awarded OPV contract to Damen

The Pakistan Navy has ordered an Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) from the Dutch shipbuilder Damen Shipyards on June 12, stated by the Pakistan Government.

OPV will have Full Load Displacement of 1900 Tons (approx), with overall length of 90 m and maximum speed of 22 knots.

OPV will be constracted at KSEW (Karachi Shipyards & Engineering Works)

Read the related official press release here…

Damen OPV 1800 :

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Turkey is about the finalize the largest export deal ever…

Big news are coming from IDEF’17

The Turkish Government is about to finalize two major naval export deals with Saudi Arabia and Pakistan. Some sources say the deal has already been done for MILGEM and I-Class Frigates but the government is waiting for the right time to announce…

This will be the largest ever export deal for Turkey industry and it seems this huge step will bring Turkey to a global level player in defence industries in the world.


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