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US firm donates unmanned ships to Nigeria

Swiftship, a military manufacturing company based in the United States of America, has donated two hi-tech unmanned water vessels to the Nigerian government.

The equipment is S2 and S3 Swift Sea Stalkers.

The company donated during a recent visit by the Minister of State for Defence, Bello Matawalle.

According to a statement on Friday by the Ministry’s Director of Press, Henshaw Ogubike, the minister had gone to the USA to inspect the facilities of high-tech military-producing hardware companies in the country.

Presenting the unnamed vessels to President Bola Tinubu, the minister noted that the equipment would help to protect the maritime environment of the country as well as other areas.

He stated that the equipment would be deployed to the Niger Delta, Lake Chad region, and other maritime regions of the country.

The statement read, “The Minister of State for Defence presented two hi-tech unmanned water vessels to President Bola Tinubu in the Villa to help fight against insecurity on our waterways in particular and the nation in general. The two unmanned ships were donated by Swift Ship Company in the USA to the Nigerian government.

Source: PUNCH

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