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Top Stories 2015: Foreign Defense Acquisition – USNI News

Top Stories 2015: Foreign Defense Acquisition – USNI News

After more than a year of lawsuit threats and Twitter drama, Russia and France settled their tiff over two 21,000-ton amphibious warships custom built for the Russian Navy.

In September, Élysée Palace announced it was going to sell the two Mistral-class ships — originally contracted by Moscow in 2011 for $1.3 billion — to Egypt for a reported $1.03 billion.

Source: Top Stories 2015: Foreign Defense Acquisition – USNI News