Belgium Naval and Robotics, a consortium formed by Naval Group and ECA Robotics, has been contracted for the construction of six mine-hunting vessels for the Belgian Navy and another six similar ships for the Royal Netherlands Navy.
The contract, for which a budget of nearly €2 billion (US$2.27 billion) is planned, will last 10 years.
The consortium will also provide the vessels’ mission-specific payloads under the contract.
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