ASFAT Offers OPV to the Philippine Navy

ASFAT Offers OPV to the Philippine Navy
ASFAT Offers OPV to the Philippine Navy

Turkish Defence Ministry’s company ASFAT offered Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) to the Philippine Navy at the Asian Defence and Security (ADAS) exhibition in Pasay City.


ASFAT released a statement at the event and said that it is making an offer in the Philippine Navy’s OPV Procurement programme.
The programme is planned for the acquisition of six ships with a budget of 575 million dollars. ASFAT’s offer includes two ULAQ unmanned surface vehicles from Ares Shipyard and Meteksan Savunma to serve along with the ship.. The configuration of ULAQ will be designed according to the customer's requests. 
ASFAT Offers OPV to the Philippine Navy
The specs and features of the ship offered by ASFAT are as follows:

LOA: 86,2 m

Breadth 14m

Draught 3,6

Displacement 2000 tons full load. The ship will accommodate one helicopter.

range 6000 NM  with 15 kts cruise speed

Vmax 23 kts
ASFAT Offers OPV to the Philippine Navy

2 X Ca.50 Heavy Machine Guns

2 X stabilised 30 mm gun

1 X 76 mm main gun

2 X Diesel Engine 2Xfixed pitch propellers