The Philippine National Police (PNP) formally welcomed 10 new boats into service on Wednesday, February 9.
The locally-built vessels have been given the official designation of High-Speed Tactical Watercraft. Each boat has three Honda 186kW outboard engines, a Raymarine radar, and weapons mounts for 12.7-millimetre and 7.62-millimetre machine guns.
The vessels will be used by the PNP’s Maritime Group for coastal patrols and maritime law enforcement operations.
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