Spain: new Saudi corvette set for delivery in 2021

There were fears in September of a possible cancellation of the EUR1.8 billion (USD2.1 billion) order because of a ban on Spain selling laser-guided bombs to the Saudis, which was overturned within a week.

However, Fernández Guerrero assured members of parliament (MPs) on 7 November that work would start on the ships in January 2019 at the San Fernando yard in the Bay of Cadiz.

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