IMDEX 2019: Israel Shipyards Unveils New OPV for Multi-Mission Operations

Israel Shipyards has unveiled a new offshore patrol vessel design at a defence and maritime exhibition in Singapore The design is being marketed as a low-cost, yet highly configurable vessel type for a wide range of mission sets Israel Shipyards Limited has unveiled a new type of offshore patrol vessel (OPV) at the IMDEX 2019 defence and maritime...
  • Israel Shipyards has unveiled a new offshore patrol vessel design at a defence and maritime exhibition in Singapore
  • The design is being marketed as a low-cost, yet highly configurable vessel type for a wide range of mission sets
A model of the OPV 45, unveiled for the first time at IMDEX 2019 (IHS Markit/Ridzwan Rahmat)
A model of the OPV 45, unveiled for the first time at IMDEX 2019 (IHS Markit/Ridzwan Rahmat)

Israel Shipyards Limited has unveiled a new type of offshore patrol vessel (OPV) at the IMDEX 2019 defence and maritime exhibition.

The design, which has an overall length of 45.7 m, is being marketed as one that is quickly configurable to take on a wide variety of mission sets including exclusive economic zone (EEZ) patrols, search-and-rescue (SAR) operations, anti-pollution patrols, and support of visit, board, search, and seizure (VBSS) operations.

Source: www.janes.com