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Interceptor DV-15 - Fast patrol Boat
Manufacturer: CMN, France

Interceptor DV15 in Qatar Navy ServiceCMN is offering the Interceptor family of fast patrol boats, designed for coastal patrol, and special missions that require high speed interdiction, in the littoral water. Powered by two surface motors, the IDV 15 lightweight boat is designed for low draft (less than 0.8 meter), for operation in shallow water, to ranges of 200 nm. The boat offers minimum accommodation for a four men crew and heavy machine gun, for fire support. The 15.5 meter boat can sprint to a speed of 53 knots. The lightweight boat is designed for low draft (less than 0.8 meter), for operation in shallow water. The boat offers minimum accommodation for a four men crew and heavy machine gun, for fire support. Two larger versions are designed for extended operations DV 20 is a 20.2 meter long high performance craft, its structure is built from advanced composite materials, including carbon fiber and other advanced composites structures, hardened with epoxy resins, offering high resistance to sea conditions. DV 20 is powered by two 846 kW engines, developing maximum speed of 43 knots. Its range is extended to 350 nm. at max speed. The boat is operated by a crew of 5, and can accommodate a Raptor GS optronic directed 30 mm gun turret. CNM is also developing a larger member of the Interceptor family. The DV 33 is also manufactured from advanced composites. The vessel will accommodate two 2,720 kW engines, to reach speed up to 45 kt. DV15 Interceptor class FPBAnd range of 340 nm. This larger boat can accommodate a Raptor gun turret, surveillance, navigation and fire control radar and countermeasures systems.


 


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