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4th Patrol Boat Handed To Royal Navy

April 02 2012


French shipbuilder DCNS has delivered the fourth of six Skjold-class patrol boats to the Royal Norwegian Navy.

The Glimt was officially handed over on Thursday, according to a DCNS release.

The DCNS, part of a consortium with two Norwegian contractors, serves as the combat system design authority and co-supplier for the program.

The 164-foot (50-m) boats are armed with eight anti-ship missiles and a 76-mm gun.

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