Negotiations to supply Lebanon with three fast attack craft (FACs) are continuing, the French shipbuilder CMN told IHS Jane’s at Euronaval 2014.

Lebanon is negotiating to acquire a new variant of CMN’s venerable Combattante series of missile-armed FACs, dubbed the FS 56, as part of a USD3 billion package of French military equipment that Saudi Arabia is financing.

IHS Jane’s revealed in August that the FS 56 was on the list of equipment that had been agreed by the Lebanese military and France. […]