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Naval Warfare

Royal Navy needs to expand OPV fleet

4th September 2014 - 09:46 GMT | by Philip Rood in Portsmouth


The growing complexity of coastal security issues around the UK and the country’s expanding constabulary roles elsewhere in the world means it is essential the Royal Navy (RN) expands its OPV fleet, according to a former head of the service.

Admiral Sir Jonathon Band, formerly First Sea Lord, told Shephard ...

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