WorldTribune.com Reports: U.S. delivers Swift-class patrol boats to Iraq Navy

For immediate release: Aug 18, 2011 http://www.worldtribune.com/worldtribune/WTARC/2011/me_iraq1039_08_18.asp BAGHDAD — The Iraq Navy has acquired two patrol boats from the United States. The Iraq Navy accepted two Swift-class patrol boats from the U.S. Navy on Aug. 13. The surface vessels would be based at Navy headquarters in Umm Qasr and patrol the northern Gulf. “The delivery of …