Cuba delivers first patrol ship built for Venezuela
[ 08 Juny 2014 03:28 ]
Baku-APA. Cuba on Saturday delivered the first coastal patrol ship for
Venezuela, the official daily Granma reported, APA reports quoting Xinhua.
Operations of the vessel, with a crew of 18 members, are controlled by
computers, according to the report.
The ship is good for patrolling, security investigations and salvage in
coastal waters, it said.
Besides the patrol ship, Cuba also delivered the fourth cargo ship built
for the Venezuelan Armed Forces.
Venezuela is Cuba’s top political and economic ally. At present over
45,000 Cuban professionals are serving in the South American country,
while Caracas provides Havana with 100,000 barrels of oil per day.
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