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gunboats

and battleships
n. big feet; big shoes. Get those battleships off my sofa! Hasn’t he got the biggest gunboats you ever saw?
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The drones, he said, will complement the patrol and other operations of Maritime Group personnel on board the gunboats.
A fortnight ago, it will be recalled, some concerned citizens of the kingdom had raised their voices against an alleged deployment of warships and gunboats to the area, but the military had, in a statement, denied the allegations, warning media houses to stop joining hands with elements in spreading fake news.
It would be installed on locally made gunboats and will be launched in two to three months.
Summary: Today in History: February 11, 1988: Tanker set on fire in Iranian gunboat attack
Masud Jazayeri, the spokesman for the armed forces, said the Americans were just frightened of the Iranian military and claimed the gunboats came within a kilometer when they were actually several kilometers away.
A military official explained to Saba that the four hostile gunboats tried to advance towards Mocha coasts with barges and they were targeted with barrages of missiles.
Government convoy which comprise of barges and gunboats attacked our forces at Wathkech, Nyiew and Tonga county yesterday [Monday] evening and the fierce battle ended at 5am this morning [Tuesday]," said rebels military spokesperson, Colonel William Gatjiath Deng, in a press statement extended to Sudan Tribune on Tuesday.
Palestinian sources told Quds Press that a number of Israeli gunboats opened fire at the Palestinian fishing boats off the Northern Gaza Strip coast.
correspondent that Israeli gunboats opened fire at the fishermen boats despite sailing
"When the gunboats were approaching the obstruction, a very heavy rifle and machine-gun fire was opened on them from both banks.
Gunboats, tanks and artillery fired at Hamas positions as troops fought house to house against militants.
In the case of the gunboats, which would cost the taxpayer between 100 and 140 million euro, DISY, to its credit, has blocked the transaction, but only temporarily.
Buoyed by the Sri Lankan government's enthusiastic receipt of two gunboats to prosecute anti people smuggling operations, Prime Minister Abbott promised to cut off the 'evil trade' at its source.
American amphibious gunboats in World War II; a history of LCI and LCS(L) ships in the Pacific.
Elsewhere in the Gaza Strip, Israeli gunboats opened fire at Palestinian fishing boats in al-Sudaniya area, north of Gaza, on Friday but without causing any injury.