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Colombia, Honduras sign deal for naval interceptors

26 October 2018
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The Colombian and Honduran governments signed an agreement for the construction of two naval interceptors for the Central American nation.

The vessels will be manufactured by the Colombian state-run company Corporación de Ciencia y Tecnología para el Desarrollo de la Industria Naval, Marítima y Fluvial (COTECMAR), the company announced on 23 October. The vessels’ multimission interceptors are Multi-Mission Interceptor (MMI) 35s, which are produced by SAFE Boats International.

COTECMAR and SAFE signed an agreement on March 2017 that enables the co-production of “SAFE models already in use in Central and South America, such as the Defender, Apostle, and Full Cabin jet boats along with its most recently introduced Multi-Mission Interceptor”, according to a SAFE March 2017 statement.

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