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  • Lapan said a Russian maritime patrol aircraft on Sept. 10 flew about 50 yards off the Navy frigate's side, as low as 100 feet.

    Russian Aircraft Buzzed Warship Twice, Raises Concerns In Arctic

  • Here's an image gallery of a frigate's weapons systems.

    RIMPAC 2008: Navy fires torpedoes and missiles

  • "I am convinced that the presence of our aircraft drove them away from the traffic lanes and prevented any further attack today on merchant shipping in the area," said the frigate's commanding officer, Cmdr.

    Things the Navy does

  • Absalon sailors, using boards, built makeshift cells for the detainees on one of the frigate's decks, separating them enough to prevent chatting.

    On the Lawless Seas, It's Not Easy Putting Somali Pirates in the Dock

  • He then goes on to say that American boarding parties usually "have four patrol boats with at least two standing off to provide covering fire," adding that one defence expert asked why the Iranian boats were not detected more rapidly on the frigate's radar as they closed in on the Navy vessels.

    Archive 2007-04-01

  • The frigate's commander, Commodore Nick Lambert, said he was hoping there had been a "simple mistake" over territorial waters.

    UK sailors captured by Iran

  • The ship was intercepted on Monday morning when it would not obey the Spanish frigate's orders to stop and the ship was taken by force with an armed Spanish helicopter crew coming onto the ship, doing the initial inspection on Monday, calling -- and after finding some SCUD missiles underneath bags of cement, calling for U.S. assistance on Tuesday -- Carol.

    CNN Transcript Dec 11, 2002

  • He slid under the leviathan's belly, ready to loosen the egg slung there and fasten it to the frigate's hull.

    Rulers of the Darkness

  • "Now," he muttered, and tapped out the intricate signal that ordered the animal to dive deep and come up under the frigate's hull.

    Rulers of the Darkness

  • "She's called the Cleopatra, " Baird's aide said, and it was apparent that the frigate's crew had seen the carriage's arrival, for a ship's boat was now pulling across the river.

    Sharpe's Prey

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