Navy Receives Four Patrol Boats

Defender Class Boats can be deployed against poaching, arms and narcotics trafficking and piracy.

Navy Receives Four Patrol Boats

Four patrol boats were on Monday inaugurated at the Western Naval Command, Takoradi to re-equip the Ghana Navy to ensure the security of Ghana’s territorial waters.

The boats, secured through a Chinese grant, were named after former Chiefs of Naval Staff (CNS). Fitted with two propulsion engines and generators and built to perform various naval tasks, they have the maximum speed of 38 knots and endurance of 135 nautical miles.

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