Mauritius orders patrol vessel

The island nation of Mauritius has ordered a 50 metre fast patrol vessel from India

Mauritius orders patrol vessel, military hardware from India

The island nation of Mauritius has ordered a 50 metre fast patrol vessel from India, as well as machine guns, ammunition, body armour and interceptor boats in a major re-equipment drive.

The government of Mauritius said the order for the $20.5 million fast patrol vessel for the Mauritius Police Force/Coast Guard was signed on May 7 in Port Louis by the Senior Chief Executive of the Prime Minister’s Office, K O Fong Weng-Poorun, and the Chairman and Managing Director of Goa Shipyard Ltd, Shekhar Mital. Also present at the signing ceremony were the Commissioner of Police and the Commander of the National Coast Guard.

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Source: defenceweb.co.za

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