P61-P62 (Offshore)

OFFSHORE PATROL VESSEL (OPV) (P61)

Displacement (tonnes) 399 (full load)
Dimensions (metres - feet) ​53.4 x 8.1 x 5.4 – 175.2 x 26.57 x 17.72
​Speed (knots) ​23
​Range (NM) ​2,100 at 16kts
​Complement ​25 (4 Officers)
Machinery ​2 Caterpillar 3516C V16 Diesel Engines; 2350kw, 2 Shafts
Guns ​1 x OTO BREDA 25mm; 2 x 12.7mm MGs
Radars ​Surface Search E/F-Band; Navigation I-Band
Helicopters ​Platform is capable to take 1 x Medium Helicopter
 
Financed through the 5th Italo-Maltese Protocol. The contract was signed on 12 March 2004 with Fincantieri S.p.A Italy for the construction of one offshore vessel. P61 was commissioned on 03 November 2005. The contract included a training and logistics package. P61’s design is based on the ‘DICIOTTI’ (modified SAETTIA) class vessels in service with the Italian Coast Guard ,however, upgraded and modified with a helicopter deck and stern ramp for launching a 7 metre RHIB.
 

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FFSHORE PATROL VESSEL (OPV) P62 

​Displacement (tonnes) ​1019.5
​Dimensions (metres) ​65.2 x 10.5
​Speed (knots) ​17
​Range (NM) ​6750 Nautical Miles @ 12 knots
Complement ​45 (5 Officers)
Machinery ​2 X SEMT- Pielstick Diesel 4,800 HP, 1 Shaft
Guns ​Bofors 40mm L70 Canon, 2 X 20mm Rheinmetall RH202 Canon
Radars ​Surface Search E/F-Band; Navigation I-Band
Helicopters ​N/A

 

CONTACT INFORMATION:
 
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Headquarters AFM
Luqa Barracks
Luqa VLT2000
Malta

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(+356) 2249 4000 /
(+356) 2249 4019 /
(+356) 2249 4020 
 
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