November 24 2010
Slovenia's navy has taken delivery of a modern Russian-built patrol boat, Defense News reports.
Built at the St. Petersburg-based Almaz shipyard, the Triglav is estimated to be worth $35 million.
The Svetlyak-class boat is a partial repayment of Russia's $129 million debt to Slovenia that dates back to the Soviet era, said officials.
The 49.5-m (162-ft) boat has a crew of 28, is capable of speeds of 30 knots and has a range of 2,200 miles.
The boat ledt the yard on Nov. 9...
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