The 35 Meter Fast Patrol Boat (FPB) is a modern, robust, and efficient FPB with a capability to operate in all major areas around the world with condition(s) up to sea state 6 survival at the best heading and fully operational capability at sea state 4.
The FPB high quality design focuses on reliability of operation and ease of maintenance while using topnotch components with a 10-year cycle. The hull and superstructure are constructed of all-welded aluminum alloy in accordance with ABS HSNC regulations. The hull includes 7 watertight bulkheads forming 8 watertight compartments. Boats can be refueled at sea using side-by-side procedures and run on #2 diesel fuel.
The FPB with its fast speed, high maneuverability and its sophisticated command and weapon systems is ideally suited to respond to dispersed and persistent security threats such as terrorism, piracy, smuggling, illegal immigration and other threats of this nature.