According to France-Presse: France has obtained the international tender to build at least two Mistral-class helicopter-carrying assault ships for Russia. The first ship will be built in Saint-Nazaire with 20% of the ship being built by Russia. On the next ship built Russia will have a higher percent of the construction…
As you know following Windows to Russia the Mistral deal has been under discussion for a year at least. The tender was called in October and involved several ships from around the world trying to get that tender to build this assault type ship…
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