ADSB’s Fast Troop Carrier is specially designed to be highly maneuverable at all speeds and capable for very shallow waters operations
The main mission of the Fast Troop Carrier is to deploy troops directly onto a beachhead via a hydraulically operated bow ramp.
The vessel is designed according to the specification below and based on the Swedish Navy’s and UAE Navy’s “Fast Troop Carrier” design with amendments required to meet the Medium Range Patrol Boat operational requirement.
The vessels will be generally constructed in accordance with DNV rules for high speed craft where applicable. The Hull, Deck and Superstructure including Bulkheads and Frames are in accordance with Det Norske Veritas rules for the classification of High Speed and Light Craft, issued 2002. The original vessel design and construction was also in accordance with the Swedish Naval regulations RMS (Regulation Marine Ship). In addition, the major equipment specified herein, where available, is type approved by DNV or similar class society. The vessel is powered by twin MTU diesel engines coupled to Rolls Royce FF550 waterjets to give a vessel top speed in excess of 35 knots.
Apart from it’s mission as a fast troop carrier – the vessel is also to be in service as a missile boat, gun boat and mortar boat.