There is talk that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz is going ahead with a project to purchase frigates and cruisers in favor of the Royal Saudi Naval Forces (RSNF).
The competition is still open between all naval shipbuilders.
Who are those shipbuilders?
What about the competition between Fincantieri and Naval Group for the RSNF Western Fleet procurement projects?
What is Fincantieri offering? Has it any advantages?
These key questions and more are answered in the following 361-word report.
[Partly reproduced in TR Defense Weekly Issue No 26/42 – October 18, 2019]