Boats perform a variety of tasks inshore, and are generally used as fast attack craft or for coastal patrol.  Since the end of World War II, small combatants have been the most numerous ships built.  Sizes vary, but are generally under 500 tons.

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P721 FS Jonquille
Jonquille class

    FB31                            FB40
                                 FB class                                                       FB class


        P602 FS Verdon
                                                Elorn class

    803 KRI Todak
                                 Todak class


    PG826 JDS Otaka        PG827 JDS Kumataka
                                 Hayabusa class                                            Hayabusa class



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