Cyclone Ships May Find New Life in War on Terrorism

August 2003
Sea Power;Aug2003, Vol. 46 Issue 8, p14
Reports that the Cyclone-class coastal patrol ships of the U.S. Navy have been pressed into service for homeland security patrols and maritime interdiction operations in 2003. Key applications of the coastal patrol ships as an asset that bridges the gap between large Navy ships and small Coast Guard cutters and patrol boats; Key features and specifications; Implications on U.S. defense policy.


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