Kenya to unveil KES4bn naval ship
29 August 2012, 13:45
Mombasa - The Kenya Navy is set to unveil its latest hardware acquisition, the KNS Jasiri battleship at an elaborate ceremony.
According to Daily Nation reports, Julius Karangi, the Chief of the Defence Forces, the parliamentary committee on defence and other military top brass will receive the KES4.6 billion vessel at the Mombasa Port Wednesday.
The battleship, which is expected to boost the Navy's capacity to fight terrorism and defend the country, arrived in Kenyan waters Tuesday but has been kept out of sight to await the unveiling ceremony.
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