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Tampa Yacht navigation-communication-sensor integration and crew size,

Shah said. Unveiled last year, the 1,640-ton Corvette reaches a top speed of 26 knots and can be at sea for 25 days. Alterna- tively, it can be built with an aluminum superstructure, with a weight under 1,000 tons and a speed of 30 or more knots.

“Our Corvette, in the smallest class of rated warships, offers foreign government clients the most bang for their buck,” Shah said. “Taking its name from the Chevrolet model, this high-speed vessel can meet the needs of littoral and blue-water environments and can overcome conven- tional and asymmetric warfare challenges.” Its capabilities include coastal patrol, countering piracy and illegal traf

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