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The Albanian navy, formerly known as the Coastal Defense Command, is technically a part of the Joint Forces Command. It is in very poor operational condition after years of neglect and a lack of funding. Difficulty in obtaining spare parts and poor maintenance have sidelined most of the navy's "front-line" submarines and patrol boats. Several Chinese-built fast-attack torpedo hydrofoils (HUCHUAN class) are non-operational, as are most of the remaining SHANGHAI...

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