Swiftships has been awarded a $22.1 million contract for six 28m Coastal Patrol Craft materials manufacturing kits, Zodiac RIBS, and tools beneath a US International Army Gross sales (FMS) case to Egypt. Swiftships’ 28m boat has a prime velocity of 25kt and a spread of 900nmi, which might be prolonged by afloat refueling. Work beneath the FMS deal will likely be accomplished by November 2023, and contract choices might improve the worth of the work to $26.35 million. Underneath the contract, the corporate will even provide Ahead Wanting Infrared Methods, private laptop packages, and related contractor engineering technical providers for this system. Swiftships says it has to date constructed round 30 boats for the Egyptian Navy together with mine hunters, survey vessels, and each metal and aluminum patrol boats.

Swiftships’ 28 Meter Patrol Boat is designed for a number of roles, together with coastal protection, anti-surface operations, Maritime Safety Operations (MSO) and Maritime Interdiction Operations (MIO), surveillance and intelligence gathering, search and rescue, and many others. The boat is predicated on an exceptionally properly confirmed hull and might be in-built all metal, all aluminum or a metal hull with aluminum superstructure. Climate survivability consists of sea state 5 at the perfect heading and totally operational functionality at sea state 3. This vessel runs on diesel gasoline, has a prime velocity of 25 knots and a spread of 900 nautical miles. Most vary might be elevated by side-by-side refueling at sea.


Swiftships 28m Coastal Patrol Craft

Fundamental Engine: Two (2) marine diesel engines rated at 165 HP every engines rated 1652HP @2300 RPM every
Turbines: Two (2) Cummins 55 kW
Propulsors: Propellers or Water jets
Armament: (3) .50 caliber machine weapons. One (1) ahead, two (2) on the open bridge (one port and one starboard) with (3) Mk 93 .50 caliber mounts with Mk 16 tripod. The MK93 Mod4 gun mount is to be used with each the .50 cal or MK19 machine weapons and (with adapters) the M60 and/or the M240 machine weapons.

Swiftships’ success story within the Center East area is unparalleled. Our dedication to our partnership within the Center East is exemplified within the creation of ship co-production facility in partnership with Egyptian Authorities, in 2012. This facility indigenously construct and helps primarily Army ships starting from small to medium, and is accredited by the US Authorities and US Navy, and established a 5x the economic base. Swiftships BOT (Construct, Function & Switch) strategy secured full Transferred of Know-how (ToT) and Switch of Manufacturing (ToP) to Egypt, together with a whole coaching program to fabricate and life-time assist of ships for the Egyptian Navy (EN). This system has been an outstanding success, by enhancing the capabilities of the Egypt’s industrial base many folds.

Swiftships 28m Coastal Patrol Craft
Swiftships 28m Coastal Patrol Craft