Regional navies look closely at piracy threat


Issue 860 - 12 Sep 2009 | 3 minute read

Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) navies are rapidly building up powerful fleets of muscular corvettes and multi-role offshore patrol vessels, making it likely that nations such as the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Oman will soon boast the most advanced surface combatants in the region.

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