Naval Warfare

US coastal force seeks 'intimidating' patrol boat

28th March 2016 - 06:00 GMT | by Jon Rosamond in London


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The US Navy's Coastal Riverine Force (CRF) is looking to replace up to 160 of its 25ft and 34ft force protection boats with a larger craft of unambiguously warlike appearance.

Designated PB-X, the new patrol boat will have an overall length of about 40-50ft (12.2-15.2m) and a ...

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