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Landing Catamaran Handed Over To Procurement Agency

April 25 2012


The third of four catamaran landing craft ordered for the French navy's Mistral-class amphibious ships has been delivered, reports

The EDA-R (engine de debarquement amphibie rapide) vessel was handed over to the amphibious flotilla at Toulon on Friday, according to a release from the French defense procurement agency DGA.

A fast catamaran in transit, the EDA-R turns into a flat-bottomed ship to beach or enter an amphibious ship's well deck through its...

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