Naval News – Egypt receives former US Navy Patrol Craft
During a formal ceremony at Alexandria, Egypt on Monday 21st March the former Cyclone Class Patrol Ships USS HURRICANE (PC 3), USS SIROCCO (PC 6), and USS THUNDERBOLT (PC 12) were handed over to the Egyptian Navy , after several weeks of preparation, training, and professional exchanges between US Navy sailors and their Egyptian counterparts. […]
Naval News – Philippine Navy keen on acquiring USN Cyclone Class Patrol Craft – 2021
The Philippine Navy (PN) has expressed its interest to acquire the newly-decommissioned Cyclone-class patrol vessels of the United States (US) Navy. At present, the PN has one Cyclone-class patrol vessel in its service, the BRP GENERAL MARIANO ALVAREZ PS-38, formerly USS CYCLONE PC 1, which was transferred to the PN in March 2004. The US […]
Drug Bust – Colombian Navy seized 1,080 pounds of cocaine in the Eastern Pacific Ocean – 07.04.2018.
Colombia’s navy has intercepted 14 semi-submersible vessels, known as “narco subs,” in the Pacific Ocean in 2018, more than triple what it seized all last year, and the uptick comes as the country grapples with a sustained increase in cocaine production. Together with United States Coast Guard (USCG), Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine […]