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GHANA NAVY RECEIVE TWO SHIPS TO AUGMENT FLEET

The decommissioned ex-German Type 143A FAC, GNS Yaa Asantewaa P38 on sea trials GNS Yaa Asantewaa P38 and her sister ship GNS Naa Gbewaa P39 were acquired at a cost of US$35m GHANA NEWS AGENCY 30th July 2012 Sekondi (W/R) … Continue reading

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GHANA NAVY TAKE DELIVERY OF TWO EX-GERMAN ‘WARRIOR CLASS’ PATROL SHIPS ; 446 ARMY RECRUITS PASS OUT FROM TRAINING

The decommissioned ex-German Type 143A FAC, GNS Yaa Asantewaa P38 on sea trials GNS Yaa Asantewaa P38 and her sister ship GNS Naa Gbewaa P39 were acquired at a cost of US$35m GHANA NEWS AGENCY Accra, July 6 The Ghana … Continue reading

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ONE OF THE GHANA NAVY’S PAIR OF INCOMING EX-GERMAN 58metre TYPE 153A FAST ATTACK CRAFT: GNS YAA ASANTEWAA P38, POST-REFURBISHMENT

The decommissioned ex-German Type 143A FAC, GNS Yaa Asantewaa P38 on sea trials GNS Yaa Asantewaa P38 and her sister ship GNS Naa Gbewaa P39 were acquired at a cost of US$35m

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GHANA AIR FORCE COMMISSION CASA C295 PLANE, TO GET FOUR Mi-171Sh TERMINATOR COMBAT HELICOPTERS IN JULY; APCs AND FIRST-EVER TANKS IN THE LOOP

The newly-commissioned Ghana Air Force CASA C295 seen here in Spain enroute Ghana(March 8 2012) Vice President John Dramani Mahama has hinted that government has planned to deliver 4 new aircraft to the Ghana Air Force by close of July … Continue reading

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GHANA NAVY ARREST FOREIGN VESSEL IN SALTPOND WITH ALLEGED STOLEN FUEL FROM NIGERIA

One of such Chinese-built 46.8 metre patrol ships of the Ghana Navy effected the arrest GHANA NEWS AGENCY Accra, March 10. The Ghana Navy has arrested an oil tanker, MV Madina that attempted to discharge hijacked crude oil from Nigeria … Continue reading

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GHANA: FOUR NEW VESSELS FOR NAVY TO SECURE COUNTRY’S MARITIME BOUNDARIES, COMMISSIONED

PRESIDENCY(GHANA)photo Tuesday, 21 February 2012 09:56 President John Evans Atta Mills yesterday commissioned four new vessels for the Ghana Navy, the first in 32 years, and underscored the need for the country to secure its maritime domain for its future … Continue reading

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GHANA ARMED FORCES INTRODUCE NEW BADGES OF RANK FOR GENERALS

Ghana Army Ratel ICV-90 armoured vehicles GHANA NEWS AGENCY 2nd February 2012 Accra, Ghana. The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) has introduced new badges of rank for officers of General rank and equivalent. This covers Brigadier General, Major General, Lieutenant General … Continue reading

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SPOTLIGHT: GHANA NAVY QUARTET OF POLY TECHNOLOGIES(CHINA) 46.8 METRE PATROL SHIPS

A Poly Technologies Incorporated(China)46.8 metre patrol ship of Ghana Navy During the month of October 2011, the Government of Ghana took delivery of four units of 46.8 metre patrol ships. Manufactured by Poly Technologies Incorporated of China, they were acquired … Continue reading

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GHANA NAVY TAKE DELIVERY OF FOUR BRAND-NEW, CHINESE-BUILT 46.8 METRE PATROL SHIPS

24th October 2011 Takoradi Ghana is now ready to combat illegal activities on the country’s territorial waters with the arrival of four new ships, Defence Minister Lieutenant General Joseph Henry Smith on Monday assured. “Ghana Armed Forces will ensure the … Continue reading

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RBS DEFENDER RESPONSE BOATS: LEGACY OF THE US AFRICOM AFRICA PARTNERSHIP STATION

RBS Defender boat of the Tanzania Naval Command Ghana Navy RBS Defender boat Ghana Navy RBS Defender boats. A total of four units were presented to the Ghana Navy. Togolese Navy RBS Defender boats. Two units were presented to the … Continue reading

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