The first of six Tapper-class (Bevakningsbåt 80) patrol boats, HMS Dristig, has been re-delivered to the Swedish Navy (Svenska marinen) following a comprehensive overhaul and upgrade program. This is part of a project aimed at enhancing Sweden's underwater surveillance and protection capabilities.
Tag Archives : Patrol Boat
18 Jun 2020
The United States' State Department approved a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to the Government of Ukraine of up to 16 Mark VI Patrol Boats and related equipment for an estimated cost of $600 million.
02 May 2020
Australia's Department of Defense ordered six new Cape Class Patrol Boats for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). The vessels will be built by local shipbuilder Austal. The Australian Border Force currently operates eight Cape-class Patrol Boats, while the RAN operates two leased Cape-class.
20 Apr 2020
Estonia's Ministry of Defense announced the procurement of two 18 meters patrol boats for the Estonian Navy. The contract was awarded to local company Baltic Workboats.
09 Mar 2020
The Hellenic Coast Guard is planning to acquire new patrol boats to enhance its capabilities, according to an international electronic tender announced by the Greek Ministry of Shipping and Maritime Affairs on EU’s tender platform.
09 Mar 2020
Austal Limited (Austal) is pleased to announce the on-time delivery of the sixth Guardian-class Patrol Boat (GCPB) to the Australian Department of Defence. The vessel, the RFNS Savenaca, was today gifted by the Government of Australia to the Government of Fiji during a handover ceremony at Austal Australia’s Henderson shipyard.
19 Nov 2019
The Government of Ukraine gave its green light for the procurement of 20 FPB 98 patrol vessels made by French shipyard OCEA.
08 Nov 2019
Austal announced the on-time delivery of the fifth Guardian Class Patrol Boat (GCPB) to the Australian Department of Defence.
04 Nov 2019
Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction’s (HHIC) Yeongdo Shipyard has won a follow-on order from the Republic of Korea Navy (RoK Navy) for four additional Patrol Killer Experimenal-B (PKX-B) patrol vessels.
09 Sep 2019
USA-based shipbuilder Metal Shark has announced its expansion into the country of Peru, with a new patrol boat order now in production, and a multiyear co-production agreement recently established with the state-operated Peruvian shipyard Servicios Industriales de la Marina (SIMA-PERU SA).