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Another Patrol Ship Launched

June 12 2012

United Arab Emirates

A second patrol vessel for the United Arab Emirates has been launched from a shipyard in Italy, reports Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri.

The Qarnen was launched Monday at Fincantieri Muggiano shipyard in La Spezia, according to a company release.

Qarnen's sister ship, the Ghantut, was launched last January.

Ghantut and Qarnen are scheduled for delivery in late 2012 and early 2013, respectively. The ships were named for an area near Abu Dhabi.

The ships were ordered in...

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