Amazing military ships of different types that sail through international waters carrying out missions for armies around the world.
These are the 10 most amazing military ships in the world.
10. MN CENTURION
It is a high-speed interceptor made in south Africa that is designed for long-duration missions. Its catamaran design allows you to move with great control and stability.
It is 40 feet length by almost 16 beams. It has two engines with 350 horsepower each and can reach a speed of 54 knots.
It has surveillance and communications equipment and the shape of its helmet makes it difficult to be detected by radars.
It is a lightweight interceptor manufactured in the United Arab Emirates that has been designed for special forces teams.
It measures 59 feet in length by 10 of beam and 3 of draft. its engines are 650 horsepower and can reach a top speed of 65 knots.
It can be used for the rapid transport of personnel or extraction missions in coastal or offshore environments.
It is an interceptor made in Ireland that has been designed for military and police operations. It has stealth technology that provides a high degree of radar and visibility.
It measures 36 feet in length by 13 in beam and 6 in draft. Its engines are 650 horsepower and can reach a top speed of 40 knots.
It has room for eight occupants and can be equipped with armor to protect the crew compartment.
7. XSV-17 (Thunder Child)
It is an Irish interceptor which is designed for reconnaissance or surveillance missions in coastal areas or international waters.
It measures 55 feet in length by 13 in beam and less than four in draft. It has two engines with 1000 horsepower each and can reach a maximum speed of 60 knots. It has space for 16 occupants and a range of 700 miles.
It’s equipped with stealth technology and can operate in difficult weather conditions while maintaining high speed.
6. Skjold Class Corvette
It is a Norwegian made corvette that entered service in 1999. It has stealthy technology and is one of the fastest military ships in the world.
It measures 154 feet in length by 42 in beam and 3 in draft. It has a range of 800 miles and can reach a speed of over 60 knots even on the high seas.
There are currently six units in service in the Royal Norwegian Navy.
5. Austal Patrol 40
It is a patrol boat made in Australia that is used for maritime security missions.
It measures 127 feet long by 26 meters wide and eight draft. It has two engines with 5400 horsepower in total and can reach a speed of 20 knots. It has a capacity for 23 people and a range of 3 000 miles.
The Australian company will deliver these ships to countries in the Pacific ocean in the coming years.
4. HSSV 72
It is a high-speed ship that has been manufactured in Australia for the Royal Navy of Oman. it is designed for the support of naval and humanitarian missions.
It measures 236 feet in length by 59 in beam and 10 in draft. It has space for 69 crew and 260 passengers. It can reach a speed of 38 knots and hold a range greater than 2000 miles.
It has the capacity to transport vehicles and boats and has an airstrip.
It is a new generation multi-purpose ship that has been manufactured in the United States.
It was designed to operate in coastal areas and entered service in 2010. It measures 416 feet in length by 100 in beam and 13 in draft. It can reach a speed of 44 knots and has a range of 4300 miles.
In total 19 units will be built and the first are already in service in the United States Navy.
It is an American multi-mission ship that entered service in 2016 in the United States Navy.
It measures 590 feet in length by 78 in beam and 26 in draft. It works powered by gas turbines and can reach a top speed of 30 knots. It has space for 140 crew and can transport up to two helicopters in its hangar.
The shape of its hull makes it difficult to detect by radar and reduces thermal emissions by increasing its stealth.
1. USNS Spearhead
It is a high-speed maritime transport ship which entered service in the United States Navy in 2012.
It features 337 feet in length by 91 in beam and almost 13 in draft. It has 4 engines with 12 000 horsepower each and can reach a speed of 43 knots. It has a helicopter landing pad and has space for 40 crew and more than 300 occupants.
It is used to transport military personnel vehicles or equipment on military or humanitarian missions you.