36 Meter Missile Retriever

Swiftships’ 36 Meter Missile Retriever is a quad screw diesel powered patrol vessel. The hull and deck are constructed of aluminum with an aluminum superstructure, all-welded in accordance with approved codes. The superstructure is a large cabin aft, with raised pilot house forward. This is a classic retriever which has been in use by the US Air Force. The missile retriever can be used for a variety missions; for example, it can be used as a launching platform for Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAV) and act as a launcher or retriever.

Specifications can be modified in accordance to the operator’s preferences and needs.

LOA 120 feet (36.58 meters)
Beam (Including fenders) 25 feet (7.62 meters)
Depth 9 feet 9 inches (3.04 meters)
Draft (Full load) 6 feet 9 inches (2.13 meters)
Fuel Capacity 8,099.7 gallons (30,661 liters)
Water Capacity 900 gallons (3,406 liters)
Range 1,800 nautical miles
Speed (Normal load) 30 knots
Complement 18


  • Main Engine: Four (4) GM 12V92MTA engines

  • Generators: Two (2) Northern Lights 50 kW generators

  • Propulsion: Water jets or Propellers


  • One (1) UHF/VHF radio

  • One (1) SSB radio

  • One (1) Bell/switch alarm system

  • One (1) Hailer/intercom system

  • Two (2) Hand held marine VHF radios

  • One (1) Magnetic compass

  • One (1) Radar

  • One (1) Depth sounder

  • One (1) Radio direction finder

  • One (1) Barometer

  • One (1) Chronometer

  • One (1) Anemometer

  • One (1) Speed log


  • Two (2) 7.62mm Machine Guns on open bridge (port and starboard)

  • Two (2) .50 Caliber Machine Guns (bow and aft deck)


Vessel acquisition programs can include 90 day and two (2) spare parts, CONUS and/or in-country maintenance and repair training, portable self-contained maintenance facilities and follow-on technical assistance in-country.