Patrol Vessel


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Patrol Vessel

 

a vessel that patrols in a certain area of the sea near a port or naval base in order to spot enemy surface ships and submarines. In the navies of certain foreign countries, patrol vessels are a category or class of ships. Patrol vessels include small antisubmarine and patrol ships and boats.

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Offshore Patrol Vessels are the key component of the Coast Guard's recapitalized fleet.
April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Anschuetz, a German based, indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), was awarded a contract to provide the company's Integrated Bridge and Navigation Systems for four Offshore Patrol Vessels for the Royal Navy of Oman.
The patrol vessels have been ordered by Trinidad and Tobago.
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In addition, Naval Offshore Patrol vessels are under construction both at public and private sector shipyards.
China's state-run Xinhua news agency said the patrol vessel was dispatched after the Philippines refused to withdraw its coast guard ship from Scarborough Shoal.
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When the Japanese patrol vessel issued a warning to the Chinese crew, they radioed back, saying, ''Diaoyu (the Chinese name for Senkaku) and its neighboring islands are China's indigenous territories.
A patrol vessel of the Coast Guard Office in Nemuro, eastern Hokkaido, received the request from Russia at around 9:55 p.
Paul Watson, named an "Environmental Hero" of the 20th century by Time Magazine, will lead a crew of Sea Shepherd International volunteers on a high-speed patrol vessel departing Los Angeles on Thursday, December 7, and heading for the Galapagos Islands where the ship will commence an historic conservation patrol of the Galapagos Marine Resources Reserve.
The project of construction of Fast Patrol Vessel is proceeding ahead of schedule.
The Russian-registered vessel Astafyevo and the IT1326 were both pursued by a Russian patrol vessel, after being sighted by the Canadian crew.