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The Qatar Coast Guard Services placed an order for 17 new fast patrol boast from Turkish company ARES Shipyard.The deal of 17 vessels consists in 10x “ARES 110 Hercules” multi-role patrol craft, 5x “ARES 75 Hercules” multi-role patrol craft and 2x “ARES 150 Hercules” multi-role patrol craft. These Fast Patrol Boats will be constructed using advanced composite materials and are expected to be completed within the next 5 years.
The “ARES 110 Hercules” multi-role patrol craft is intended for littoral and coastal waters law-enforcement, open sea rescue operations and naval duties. It is 33 meters in length and displaces 117 tons. Its maximum speed is 47 knots.