Kuwait Navy: Interest in Fincantieri’s FREMM-class frigates?

There is talk that the Kuwait Naval Force (KNF) may be looking to acquire FREMM-class frigates from Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri.

Kuwait’s interest in these frigates is said to come as part of a plan to upgrade and modernize the KNF’s current fleet.

How many FREMM-class frigates is Kuwait interested in acquiring?

Is such a deal likely to be concluded?

Tactical Report answers these questions and more in the following 391-word report.

[Briefly reproduced in TR Weekly 28/33 – August 13, 2021]

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