The upgrade of the second of the Royal Bahrain Naval Force’s (RBNF) two MGB 62-class corvettes has been completed, Leonardo announced on 16 November.
The company said Al-Muharraq was officially handed over during a ceremony at the RBNF’s Mina Salman base. It said the upgrade included a new weapon control system, training services, and logistics.
The completion of the upgrade of Al-Manama , the other MGB 62, was announced in January.
Selex ES (now part of Leonardo) announced in September 2015 that it had won a contract worth more than EUR50 million (USD57 million) to upgrade six RBNF ships within five years, but did not disclose the vessels or the systems involved.
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