Iraqi Coastal Defense Force Takes Shape Around Patrol Boats

March 2004
Sea Power;Mar2004, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p43
Reports on the formation of the Iraqi coastal defense force with impending deliveries of five patrol boats and continuing training initiatives. Schedule of the delivery of five Taiwanese-built patrol boats by the Taiwanese maritime security police to Iraq; Provision of navigation radar and small-caliber machine guns for self-defense in the vessels; Involvement of Australia, Great Britain and the U.S. for future training in maritime operations, leadership and general seamanship.


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