Sea Platforms

US delivers two additional Metal Shark Defiant 32s to Uruguay

19 August 2019

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.

Want to read more? For analysis on this article and access to all our insight content, please enquire about our subscription options at

(104 of 172 words)