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According to a press release published by Israel Shipyard at the opportunity of Navdex 2021 on February 21, 2021, the firm showcases multi-purpose vessel OPV 45. The development of the multi-mission OPV 45 was a result of comprehensive market research conducted over the past several years.

According to a press release published by Israel Shipyard at the opportunity of Navdex 2021 on February 21, 2021, the firm showcases multi-purpose vessel OPV 45. The development of the multi-mission OPV 45 was a result of comprehensive market research conducted over the past several years.


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Available in various configurations, the OPV 45 can handle wide range of missions. Easy to operate and with low-cost maintenance, it is the most cost effective OPV available today.

The company’s Family of Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs), the most advanced and cost-effective available, include a range of vessels from 45-72m, designed primarily for coastal protection, drilling rigs, and offshore facilities. Its multi-mission SAAR Corvettes are designed for open sea patrol and surveillance, as well as protection of maritime sovereignty and offshore facilities and Search and Rescue operations.

The OPV-45 has an overall length of 45.7 m, a displacement of some 300 tons, while its MAN 175D engines enable a sustained speed of above 24 knots and maximum range of over 3,500 nautical miles.