Highly Survivable, Outstanding Quality &
Advanced Weapon Systems


Swiftships’ 45 Meter Fast Patrol Boat (FPB45) is an all steel hull with aluminum superstructure [170LT (Half Load) 190LT (Full Load) with a top speed of 40 knots and 1500NM range @ 12 knots] with a pedigree of 17 coples built in accordance with the American Bureau of Shipbuilding (ABS) and High Speed Craft (HSC) rules. The FPB is built to contain and conquer Fast Attack Craft and Fast Inshore Attack Craft threats. It is built using state-of-the-art, high quality components with a 25-year life cycle. The FPB45 is a highly survivable and lethal surface vessel.

The FPB45  hosts a formidable armament suite. The main gun is an Aselsan 25mm SMASH remote-controlled stabilized naval gun system mounting an Mk44 Bushmaster-II canon, which is fitted on the forward bow deck. The vessel also contains 25 mm AFT gun, machine guns with AMMO locker and M500 stabilized FLIR (EO/IR) sensors. The weapon station is equipped with an electro-optic sensor system for automatic target tracking and engagement capability. Its dual-feed automatic cannon has a rate of fire of 200 rounds a minute. A complete Fruno NAV/Comm package is an option. Additionally the vessel can have a ring laser Gyrocompass and Rhodes and Schwartz Radio Package. It has centralized firefighting capability, 5 RHIB  W/DAVIT, and 2MTU 16V2000 engines with Hamilton Water-jets. The vessel is also fitted with an engine and gearbox control and monitoring system (ADEC). Its shipboard electricity is supplied via two Caterpillar C9 – 200 kW generators and Emergency Generator 50 KW for critical loads.

Key Features

40+ Knots
top speed
1500NM Range
@12 Knots
25 Year Life Cycle
highest quality material and components
Highly Survivable
and lethal surface vessel

Modern and Powerful

Technical Specification


147.6 Feet (45 Meter)


27 Feet (8.23 Meter)


6.6 Feet (1.98 Meter)


1,500Nautical Mile (2,778 Kilometer)


9,000 Gallons (32,800 Liters)


1,000 Gallons (3,785 Liters)


40 knots (Max – Full Load)


30 Crew & 7 Officers

  • Main Engines: Four marine diesel engines
  • Propulsors: Four (4) Water Jets
  • Generators: Two (2)
  • C2 system
  • Chaff Launcher
  • Integrated Data Link
  • One (1) Aselsan 25/30mm gun system (bow)
  • One (1) Aselsan 25/30mm gun or Hellfire/Griffin SSM aft of bridge
  • Four (4) 12.7mm guns with mounts
  • Two (2) MG-1A3
  • (1) Radar, X band
  • (1) Radar, S ban
  • (1) Gyro compass
  • (1) Autopilot
  • (1) Depth sounder
  • (1) Speed log
  • (1) DGPS
  • (1) ECDIS
  • (1) AIS
  • (1) General intercom system
  • (1) HF Transceiver
  • (1) HF Receiver
  • (2) Data encryptors
  • (2) VHF/UHF radio transceivers
  • (2) VHF/UHF tactical radio
  • (1) VHF
  • (8) VHF handheld – Std. Horizon HX400
  • (1) Weather fax
  • (1) Wind speed direction indicator
  • (1) Loud hailer system
  • (1) Under water telephone
  • (1) Gunner SPP sys.
  • (1) Satellite communication sys.
  • (1) GMDSS
  • (1) EO
  • (1) Mobile (Manpack) HF unit
  • (1) Sound powered phone system

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