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 100 DEFENDER A (RB-HS)/357 DEFENDER B (RB-S) classes
    (response boat, security) patrol boats


Developed to meet the need for additional Home Security assets, the DEFENDER A class RB-HS (response boat, security) was designed exclusively for the U.S. Coast Guard by SAFE Boats International. The DEFENDER B class RB-S is a modified version of the DEFENDER A class.

As of March 2008, there were a total of 700 units of both types planned, with 243 remaining to be ordered. The...

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