Turkey's Yonka Onuk and Ares are specialised in patrol craft
The Navy's patrol craft
include joint high speed vessels and the Cyclone-class PCs which are particularly suited for the maritime homeland security mission and have been employed jointly with the U.
France, Spainand Italyall have large and sophisticated navies with aircraft carriers, submarines, multiple small patrol craft
as well as long-range aircraft.
Holyhead Marine Services has finalised a six-vessel deal worth around PS7m to build 15 metre patrol craft
for the MoD Police.
A Taiwanese fishing vessel, Guang Ta Hsin 28, allegedly tried to ram into a Philippine Coast Guard patrol craft
, prompting Filipinos to fire at the Taiwanese vessel.
Rodolfo Isorena, the Coast Guard commandant, said his men fired in self-defense as one of the two Taiwanese vessels tried to ram the Philippine patrol craft
Metal Shark provides two of the Navy's small patrol craft
According to reports, four royal Saudi naval ships including the frigate HMS Makkah; a Dauphin helicopter; a patrol craft
HMS Tabuk equipped with a guided missile; mine counter measures vessel HMS Shaqra; and a tanker HMS Buraida participated in the exercise.
Four RSNF ships which include frigate (HMS MAKKAH) embarked with Dauphin helicopter, a guided missile equipped patrol craft
(HMS TABUK), Mine Counter Measures Vessel (HMS SHAQRA) and a tanker (HMS BORAIDA) are participating in this exercise.
With a top speed of 13 knots, she is highly manoeuvrable and her 30mm gun, three general purpose machine guns and two mini-guns mean that she can also be used as a formidable patrol craft
It will provide refueling, resupply and maintenance operations for minesweepers, aircraft and patrol craft
at sea in the region.
The 3-day forum provides the first ever collaborative conference with the Brazilian Navy to explore patrol craft
and surface combatants across Latin America.