PRODUCTS Category

M18 Fast Assault Boat



Main Characteristics
Lenght Overall 18.30 metres
Beam 4.00 metres
Draught (hull) 0.80 metre
Fuel Capacity 3600 litres
Fresh Water Capacity    250 litres
Max. Speed 42+ knots
Range 300+ n.m.

 

Structure Aluminium 

 

Main Machinery
Engines 2 x MAN 1300  HP@2300rpm
Propulsion 2 x Water Jets

 

Auxiliary 1 x 17kWe

 

 

Complement
Crew  5 persons
Troops 18 persons

 

Communication/Navigation

- HF/SSB

- VHF/UHF 

- VHF/DSC

- Radar X-Band 4kW

- DGPS

- Gyro Compass

- SIRS

- Echo Sounder

- Speed Log

 

Armament
2 x .50 Caliber Machine Gun with 81 mm. Grenade Launcher (Co-axial type)

 

Main Missions

- Special operation in threatened areas.

- Performing insertion and exsertion of fully equipped Special Operation Forces rapidly in and out of combat areas.

- Protection of territorial waters, law enforcement at littoral waters and high sea, protection of ports, rivers, off-shore and in-shore facilities and undertaking surveillance and reconnaissance.

 

Features

- Very high speed with excellent maneuverability and stability.

- Inclined platform at aft for underway launching and hauling 2 of fully equipped and manned RHIBs.

- A bow ramp is specially designed for Special Operation Forces under deck could be deployed and recovered from the beaching/landing operation.