The US officially delivered a second batch of two Metal Shark 32-ft (9.8m) fast patrol boats on August 14 to the Uruguayan Navy Comando de Infanteria de Marina (Marines).
With the addition of the two new boats, Uruguay has four Defiant 32s in service with the Infanteria de Marina. The donation was sponsored by the Office of Defense Cooperation of the US Embassy in Uruguay and the boats were delivered at the Uruguayan Navy's main naval base in Montevideo, Uruguay.
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