Austal patrol vessel for Malta (Picture: Austal)

Malta orders patrol vessels

Austal has secured its first European defence contract with an order for four 21.2 metre inshore patrol craft - including training and spares support - with the Armed Forces of Malta (AFM).

The vessels will be built at Austal’s Australian facilities and are scheduled for delivery by the end of the year.

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Article Editorial staff Ship&Offshore
Article Editorial staff Ship&Offshore