Ghana—Contract Awarded For New Patrol Boats

Defence Web | 09/17/2021

The U.S. Coast Guard has awarded SAFE Boats International a contract to supply patrol boats to Ghana, reports Defence Web (South Africa). The US$1.1 million contract awarded earlier this year covers two 38-foot (12-m) Defender-class boats, trailers, spare parts and training to bolster Ghana’s maritime security capabilities. The U.S. has previously supplied Defender-class boats to Ghana, including five 27-foot (8-m) boats handed over in 2015. The Defender class typically has a crew...

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