16 April 2011
12,7 Hitrole Naval Turrets (photo : Oto Melara)
Oto Melara, a Finmeccanica company, on 13 April 2011 signed a contract in Kuala Lumpur for the supply of nr. 18 12,7 Hitrole Naval Turrets to be installed on board the new ships of the Malaysian Coast Guard (MMEA) within the Fast Interceptor Craft Program.
The contract, whose value amounts to 7 million Euros, foresees the delivery of 10 turrets to the Malaysian BYO shipbuilding and 8 turrets to the DMS shipbuilding.
In response to the stringent requirements of the emerging warfare, the 12,7 Hitrole Naval systems have been conceived to produce the top level of performance, including when operating in synergy with the other cooperating equipments.
The supply will be concluded within 2012.