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15 August 2022 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 14:42 GMT+2

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Fincantieri has delivered a patrol boat to the Ministry of Defense of Qatar

It is part of a naval acquisition program worth almost four billion euros

Today in the shipyard of Muggiano (La Spezia) of the Fincantieri took place the delivery of the Sheraouh, a patrol vessel (OPV - Offshore Patrol Vessel) which is the second units of the class commissioned to the navalmeccanica company Italian ministry of defence from the Ministry of Defence of Qatar as part of a naval acquisition program that has a total value of almost four billion euros and provides, in addition to the two OPVs, four corvettes over 100 meters long and an LPD (Landing Platform Dock).

The patrol boat Sheraouh, like his twin Musherib delivered last January, it was designed in agreement to the RINAMIL for Fast Patrol Vessel (FPV) regulation and is a highly flexible unit with the capacity of perform multiple tasks ranging from patrolling, to role of fighting ship. It has a length of about 63 meters, a width of 9.2 meters, a maximum speed of 30 knots, and it can accommodate 38 crew members.

Last May the setting of the LPD, while in April Fincantieri delivered Damsah, second in the class of four corvettes, all units that they belong to the same program for Qatar.

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