Israeli Shipyards announced the signing of an agreement to provide 4 SHALDAG MK V vessels to the Israeli Navy.
The SHALDAG MK V IN is a combat-proven, all-aluminium, light and fast patrol vessel driven by powerful waterjets, with a high payload capacity, providing exceptional manoeuvrability and seakeeping.
A recognized leader in the protection of Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZs) and littoral waters, delivering a high firepower-to-displacement ratio, the vessels have been adapted to the Israeli Navy’s unique configuration requirements and will join the Navy’s security missions.
The Chairman of Israel Shipyards, Sami Katsav, said: “This significant order represents a seal of approval for the quality of the vessel and recognition of the professionalism of the company as a supplier of advanced vessels to governments and security forces around the world.“
Eitan Zucker, the company’s CEO, said; “We are pleased with our long-standing cooperation with the Israeli Navy, and with the opportunity for our flagship vessel to become part of the Navy and its missions ‒ protecting our country’s maritime borders.”
Specifications of Israeli Shipyards’ SHALDAG MK V:
- LOA (Length Over All): 32.65m
- Beam Max.: 6.20m
- Displacement: About 95tons
- Max Speed: above 40knots
- Range @ 12knots: 1000NM
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