According to information from Damen Shipyards of the Netherlands, company has reached an agreement to provide 2 SIGMA-class Corvette for Vietnam Navy. Shipyards Gorinchem - a unit of Damen confirmed on August 22. Offical agreement could be signed by end of 2013.
Value of the contract was not disclosed, but according to a source in Damen said contract worth half a billion euros (USD $ 660 million). The Dutch government financial support for the contract.
Two Corvette ship missiles Vietnam ordered is Sigma 9814 class, 98m in length, 14m wide.