Defending the UK interests at home and abroad. These mighty vessels secure territorial waters and support law enforcement missions.
River Class offshore patrol vessel
Effective & adaptable
About the crew
Safeguarding the seas
To handle standard containers, a heavy 25-tonne capacity crane can be fitted to the vessels for loading and unloading purposes.
The ships also have simple, hand-operated mountings carrying Oerlikon KAA200 automatic cannons, which can fire 1,000 rounds per minute at a range of 2,000 meters.