Nexter has signed a contract with the Albanian Navy to supply remotely-controlled 20 mm NARWHAL weapon stations.

Albania will be the fourth country to equip its navy with NARWHAL weapon system.

The contract, which came into effect on 19 May 2017, covers the supply of four NARWHAL systems, to equip the Stan 4207 patrol vessels, which have been in service in the Albanian Navy since 2008.

The contract also covers the supply of 20 mm ammunition from Nexter Munitions, and maintenance equipment. The first two systems will be delivered at the end of 2017, with the following two to be delivered in the second half of 2018. The weapon station purchased by Albania will be armed with Nexter’s 20M621 20mm automatic gun and include day/night electro-optic camera.

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