Turkish Modernization to Agosta 90

Turkish Modernization to Agosta 90 27 December, 2016

Having undertaken the modernization work of Pakistan Navy's French-made Halit-class Agosta 90-B submarines, HAVELSAN and STM has reached an agreement. According to the contract signed between two companies on 27 December 2016, HAVELSAN will provide the Pakistani subs with Submarine Integrated Command Control Systems. Thus, HAVELSAN's experience gained naval platforms will be utilized on a foreign underwater platform for the first time.

STM and Pakistani Navy has reached an agreement for the modernization on 22 June. Hereunder, the first submarine to be modernized at a local shipyard in Pakistan, will be delivered 45 months later. Other submarines are planned to be modernized every other year.

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