Naval Warfare

South African IPV programme reaches new milestone

18th February 2021 - 12:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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A blessing ceremony was conducted in Cape Town for the first of three Multi Mission Inshore Patrol Vessels for the South African Navy.

The South African Navy (SAN) held a low-key blessing ceremony on 12 February for its first Multi Mission Inshore Patrol Vessels (MMIPV) at Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT).

In all, three MMIPVs — being built by DSCT for the SAN under Project Biro — will be used for missions such ...

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