23 May 2022

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Damen has delivered the first of three Multi-Mission Inshore Patrol Vessels (MMIPVs) to the South African Navy.Based on the Damen Sea Axe design, the primary role of the three 62 by 11m MMIPVs will be to counter piracy, illegal fishing, and smuggling operations.Damen said that the MMIPVs ability to accommodate containerised mission modules gives the vessels a ‘true multi-mission capability’.Work on the remaining two vessels of the class is underway at DSCT. The second will be delivered in 2023 [...]