BN185 PI-65 Patrol vessel

The  PI-65 is a Coastal and Offshore Craft,  that is tactically sized, and is designed to be a highly reliable combatant craft capable of operating from land or maritime platforms. The general mission of PI-65 is to provide the operational commander a capability to persistently patrol in shallow littoral areas beyond sheltered harbors and bays, and into less sheltered open water out to and past the Departure Sea Area (DSA) , and to safely operate in “Beaufort 10” or less sea and associated wind conditions, for the purpose of force protection of friendly and coalition forces and critical infrastructure. Mission profiles include patrol of Maritime Pre-Positioning Forces (MPF) and Joint Logistics Over The Shore (JLOTS) anchorage and marshaling areas, High-Value Asset (HVA) shipping escort, and tactical surface mobility for Visit, Board, Search, and Seizure (VBSS) operations, Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP), Maritime Interdiction Operations (MIO) overwatch, Theater Security Cooperation (TSC), and Security Force Assistance (SFA).

Specifications:

L.O.A.: 65‘                                                                         (19.825 Mtr.)

Beam:  21’ 10”                                                                (6.659 Mtr.)

Draft: 3’ 10”                                                                    (1.169 Mtr.)

Displacement: 79,366 Lbs.                                    (36 Mt.)

Fuel Capacity: Maximum:  3,823 USG            (14,474 Liter.)

Fresh Water Capacity: 421 USG                        (1596 Liter.)

Estimated Range (Approx.): 8271 NM @ 7-10 Kn,  1031 Nm @ 23 Kn,  830 Nm @33 Kn, Flank Speed Est. >40 Kn

Construction Material :

All welded marine aluminum throughout with “Alustar” 5059 high strength alloy, Lloyd’s certified.