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M18-S Fast Assault Boat



Main Characteristics
Lenght Overall 18.30 metres
Beam 4.40 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.