Riverine Warfare: Ara Murature (P-20), Arp Tacuary, Brazilian Monitor Parnaíba (U17), Brown-Water Navy, Cb90 Class Fast Assault Craft, Dinassaut, Huma

General Books, 2013 - 32 páginas
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 30. Chapters: ARA Murature (P-20), ARP Tacuary, Brazilian monitor Parnaiba (U17), Brown-water navy, CB90 class fast assault craft, Dinassaut, Humaita class gunboat, Maritime Expeditionary Security Force, Mobile Riverine Force, Naval Coastal Warfare, Navies of landlocked countries, Operation Barisal, Operation Game Warden, Patrol Air Cushion Vehicle, Patrol Boat, River, Patrol Craft Fast, Riverine artillery, River Defense Fleet, River Flotilla of the Serbian Armed Forces, Satakundskaya Flotilla, Small boat operations, Small unit riverine craft, United States Navy Riverine Squadron. Excerpt: Patrol Craft Fast (PCF), also known as Swift Boats, were all-aluminum, 50-foot (15 m) long, shallow-draft vessels operated by the U.S. Navy, initially to patrol the coastal areas and later for work in the interior waterways as part of the Brown Water Navy to interdict Vietcong movement of arms and munitions, transport Vietnamese forces and insert SEAL teams for counterinsurgency (COIN) operations during the Vietnam War. The Swift Boat was conceived in a Naval Advisory Group, Military Assistance Command Vietnam (NAVADGRP MACV) staff study titled "Naval Craft Requirements in a Counter Insurgency Environment," published 1 February 1965. It noted that "COIN water operations are difficult, demanding, and unique. A prevalent belief has been that COIN craft can readily be obtained from existing commercial and naval sources when needed. Unfortunately, no concerted effort has been made to develop COIN craft specifically suited to perform the many missions needed to combat insurgent activities." The study went on to list characteristics of the ideal patrol craft: The study was positively received, and the Navy began to search for sources. Sewart Seacraft of Berwick, Louisiana, built water taxis for companies operating oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico, ...

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