Mrityunjoy Mazumdar of Jane’s Defence Weekly Reports: Iraq readies coastal patrol craft

For immediate release: Aug 6, 2010 The Iraqi Navy is to induct a 15-strong class of 35 m coastal patrol craft as it prepares to take responsibility for security tasks in local waters from US and other coalition forces. US-based Swiftships Shipbuilders loaded the first of the new vessels – PB 301 – for transit to …