Saturday, June 15, 2024

Argentina orders four Israeli Shaldag fast patrol boats

Israel Shipyards in Haifa has been awarded a contract to supply four Shaldag fast patrol boats to theArgentine Coast Guard (Prefectura Naval Argentina).

According to the report of the Government of Argentina, December 15, 2016, the Argentine Ministry of Security (Ministerio de Seguridad) with the agency on arms exports SIBAT Israeli Ministry of Defense contract worth 49 million dollars for the construction for the Argentine Coast Guard (Prefectura Naval Argentina) four Israeli Shaldag fast patrol boats.

The new vessels are to be deployed on rivers for counter-drug missions and for border patrol.


The Shaldag class Fast Patrol Boat is a small but fast class of patrol boats developed for the Israeli Sea Corps (ISC) and launched in 1989, it has since seen service with several other navies.

If you would like to show your support for what we are doing, here's where to do it.

If you wish to report grammatical or factual errors within our news articles, you can let us know by using the online feedback form.

Executive Editor

About author:

Dylan Malyasov
Dylan Malyasov
Dylan Malyasov is the editor-in-chief of Defence Blog. He is a journalist, an accredited defense advisor, and a consultant. His background as a defense advisor and consultant adds a unique perspective to his journalistic endeavors, ensuring that his reporting is well-informed and authoritative. read more



Russia targets Ukrainian airbase with new type of cruise missiles

Russia has begun using its latest long-range Kh-101 cruise missiles equipped with cluster warheads to strike remote enemy airfields, aiming to destroy exposed aircraft...