ARES 150 HERCULES OFFSHORE PATROL VESSEL
ARES 150 HERCULES OPV with its 48 m overall length, 35 knots maximum speed and 1,600 Nm extensive range is the fastest OPV in the World and has been awarded the “World’s Best Offshore Patrol Vessel of 2018” by an independent maritime institution. The OPV is the largest composite vessel ever built in military patrol craft segment. The craft is equipped with 12.7mm and 30mm remote operated weapon systems. Besides its armament, electro-optic sensors, and extensive navigation equipment; 2-off ARES 24 HARPOON Fast Interceptor Boats are located on the aft deck of ARES 150 HERCULES OPV for special operations forces, boarding and SAR missions.
* 2 off - ARES 150 HERCULES have been designed and built for the Qatar Ministry of Interior-Coast Guard.
Length Overall - 48.09 m
Beam - 8.95 m
Hull Draught - 1.78 m
Max Speed - 35 Knots
Main Propulsion System - 3 x Diesel Engines & Waterjets
Construction Material - Advanced Composites
Classification - Turkish Lloyd or IACS