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What does PTF stand for?

PTF stands for Fast Patrol Craft

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The Philippine Navy deployed the corvettes BRPs Magat Salamat and Miguel Malvar, the fast patrol craft Salvador Abcede, and the coastal patrol craft Teotimo Figuracion, while the Philippine Coast Guard sent BRP Pampanga for the joint war-games.
In China, the People's Liberation Army Navy (Plan) makes significant use of fast patrol craft for naval special forces operations by the 1st Marine Corps.
They will use fast patrol craft to try to attack ships as they are moored or leave the Clyde in a stark reminder of the bombing of the USS Cole.
One mortar/machine gun combination was mounted on various coastal patrol and riverine craft, including fast patrol craft or "Swift boats," Point-class Coast Guard cutters, river monitors (modified LCM-6 landing craft, mechanized), assault support patrol boats, Osprey-class fast patrol torpedo boats, and Asheville-class patrol gunboats.