Monthly Archives: May 2011

GHANA NAVY RECEIVE EX-SOUTH KOREA CHAMSURI-CLASS PKM PATROL VESSEL, EXPECTING THREE NEW SHIPS

GNS Stephen Otu Sekondi, Jan. 21, GNA – Lieutenant General Joseph Henry Smith (rtd), Minister of Defence on Friday commissioned a fast attack craft, christened GNS Stephen Otu, into the fleet of the Ghana Navy in Sekondi. The ship which … Continue reading

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EQUATO-GUINEAN NAVY RECEIVE TWO NEW ISRAELI-BUILT 62m OFFSHORE PATROL VESSELS

EQUATO-GUINEAN OPVs Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011 – In an official Naval ceremony held at Israel Shipyards Ltd., the two new 62m OPV were delivered to the Navy of Equatorial Guinea. At the Ceremony, among the speakers, were Mr. Matan Vilnai … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN NAVY SHALDAG MK.II FAST ATTACK CRAFT

Nigerian Navy Shaldag Mk.II Fast Patrol Interceptor Craft Shaldag Mk II: Full displacement: 56 tons Standard displacement: 50 tons Length: 24.8 m. Beam: 6 m. Draft: 1.2 m. Main propulsion: 2 Deutz/MWM TBO 604 BV16 diesels or MTU 12V 396 … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN NAVY RECEIVE THREE MORE MANTA INTERCEPTOR BOATS FOR ANTI-PIRACY MISSIONS

Nigerian Navy gunboats 234Next BY PATIENCE OGBO May 11, 2011 10:14AM The Nigerian Navy has acquired three combat (mantra) boats to protect the nation’s territorial waters. The three high speed boats were operated on Tuesday at the Naval base, Apapa, … Continue reading

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