Iraq Navy’s has received the first of nine military observation boats from the United States, according to a Navy Command source quoted by Aswat al-Iraq on Sunday.
“The boat is part of an order for 9 boats, manufactured in the United States, according to a contract concluded previously,” he said.
He continued that the “boats [will be] used in military observation operations, being supplied with advanced observation facilities”.
He added that the boats are expected to contribute to the development of Iraq’s Navy, adding that their total cost would reach $181 million [212 billion Iraqi dinars].
(Source: Aswat al-Iraq)