Sri Lanka Considering Purchase OF Russian Gepard Frigates

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  • 12:07 PM, June 29, 2017
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Sri Lanka Considering Purchase OF Russian Gepard Frigates
Gepard class frigate

Russia is in talks with Sri Lanka on the credit purchase of Gepard-class Project 1166.1 frigates, the Gepard 5.1.

"The delivery of the project Gepard 5.1 to Sri Lanka is planned on the basis of an intergovernmental agreement on providing a state export credit for its financing," Maria Vorobyeva, Russia's Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC) spokeswoman was quoted as saying by Sputnik Thursday.

She said the issue is being addressed with government bodies including the Russian Finance Ministry.

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