Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) announced today that it has won a contract to supply four Super Dvora Mk 3 Fast Patrol boats to an African military customer.
The contract is worth tens of millions of dollars and all four boats will be built in IAI Ramta’s facilities in Israel. They are scheduled to deliver the boats during 2016. IAI has not mentioned the actual worth of the contract. It has also not disclosed the name of the country. These newly ordered Super Dvoras are stated to be used for coastal defense, EEZ and HLS missions.
"With an overall length of 27 meters, a top speed in excess of 40 knots, and equipped with a full suite of advanced weapons and sensors, this powerful boat will be an important addition to our customer's maritime arsenal for securing its littoral waters", said Nitzan Shaked, IAI/Ramta's General Manager.
"We are very proud that our boat are being operated on nearly all of the world's oceans, and that this, another African customer, has selected our proven design to address their significant maritime challenges," Shaked added.