New boats for Kenya
‘Metal Sharks’ to be used to stop Al Shabaab entering Kenyan waters.
US delivers final boats to Kenya Navy to bolster marine patrols
NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 28 – The final six of 10 boats provided through a Sh500 million grant from the US Department of Defence have been delivered to the Kenya Navy in Mombasa.
The 10 boats represent the largest US maritime security cooperation program in sub-Saharan Africa. The boats will reinforce the Kenya Navy’s Maritime Domain Awareness capability and support the Kenyan Blue Economy.
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