France Orders Six Patrols Boats Capable of Deploying Heavy Drones

France Orders Six Patrols Boats Capable of Deploying Heavy Drones and Securing Prisoners

The procurement order was given to French ship-building company Socarenam. The vessels are part of the Overseas Patroller Programme announced by Defence Minister Florence Parly this November, aimed at strengthening the protection of France’s maritime regions and replacing the old generation of patrol ships.