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South African Navy Inaugurates Sea Axe

The South African Navy (SAN) held a blessing ceremony of the first of three multi-mission inshore patrol vessels (MMIPVs) at Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT). The MMIPVs will contribute to South Africa’s maritime security in augmenting the country’s capability to respond effectively, rapidly and cost-efficiently to threats such as illegal trafficking and fishing. The 62-by-11-m naval vessel will be the

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US, British Navies Perform Drills in South China Sea

Arleigh-Burke guided missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) and Royal Navy Type 23 frigate HMS Argyll (F231) conducted operations together in the South China Sea Jan. 11-16. At sea, McCampbell and Argyll conducted communication drills, division tactics and a personnel exchange designed to address common maritime security priorities, enhance interoperability and develop relationships that will benefit both navies for many

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