Weapons CacheA large cache of weapons was uncovered and seized following the boarding in March of a small fishing-type vessel some 170 miles off the coast of Oman by the Royal Australian Navy frigate Darwin, deployed as a part of Combined Task Force 150.

The seized vessel was heading towards the Somalia coast.

After conducting a flag verification boarding and assessing her to be stateless, the search team discovered 1,989 AK-47 assault rifles, 100 rocket propelled grenade launchers, 49 PKM general purpose machine guns, 39 PKM spare barrels and 20 60 mm mortar tubes.

More on this and other news in Sea Breezes Magazine - May 2016 Issue
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