The Australian department of protection, which signed a settlement for the vessels on Thursday, stated thesettlement incorporates a cost of about $209 million.
aid for the vessels over a seven-year length might be accomplished with the aid of the company belowa settlement really worth about $17.nine million.
The vessels are to update the us of a‘s getting old Pacific Patrol boats.
production of the new vessels will begin subsequent year. the first transport will take place in late 2018.
of the new Austal vessels can be provided to Timor-Leste for an agreed-upon fixed charge the ministrypronounced.
Timor-Leste is the latest member of Australia’s Pacific Maritime security program, which entails a dozenregional countries.