On June 19, Germany’s Federal Office for Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) officially placed an order with Damen Shipyards for the construction of four MKS-180 frigates for the German Navy. The €4.6Bn contract includes the delivery of four frigates between 2027 and 2031. There is also an option to expand the contract to supply two more frigates after 2032.
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