USS TYPHOON (PC 5) is the twelfth Cyclone class Patrol (coastal) ship which is currently homeported in Bahrain. The primary mission of these ships is coastal patrol and interdiction surveillance, an important aspect of littoral operations outlined in the Navy's strategy, "Forward...From the Sea." Different crews, are embarked onboard PC’s for six to seven months.
ARABIAN GULF (NNS) – Mark VI patrol boats assigned to Commander, Task Force (CTF) 56 complete a towing exercise (TOWEX) with coastal patrol ships USS Monsoon (PC 4) and USS Typhoon (PC 5), May 6.
The Mark VI boats were towed by Monsoon and Typhoon during the nearly two-hour-long evolution.
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