NOBIS-FAC60, Fast Attack Craft from Nobiskrug

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

June 1, 2010

Photo courtesy Nobiskrug GmbH

Photo courtesy Nobiskrug GmbH

Nobiskrug has developed a new design for a Fast Attack Craft, the NOBIS-FAC60. The vessel is designed for easy operation, high performance, long endurance and cost efficient maintenance. A state-of-the-art combat system enables the NOBIS-FAC60 for anti-air- and anti-surface warfare. An ESM and a Decoy system provide the capability for self-defense. The vessel is designed for the operation in littoral waters for maritime border surveillance, anti-piracy and combat operations in military roles.

Vessel Capabilities:
•    Maximum Speed >35 knots
•    2,050 nm range with 15 knots cruising speed
•    MTU Main Engines with 4 x 4,300 kW
•    ULTRA Electronics CMS (5 Multi-Functional-Consoles)
•    Scanter 4100 Weapon Radar and 2 EO Tracker
•    Air Target Tracking over 100 nm
•    Fitted for 2 Main Guns (25mm) and 8 x C-802A SSMs
•    ESM and Decoy System

Main Characteristics:
•    Length: 57.1 m
•    Breath: 8.8 m
•    Draft (Hull): 2.8 m
•    Displacement: 595 t
•    Endurance: 30 days

The Vessel is designed for the following operations:
•    Coastal Surveillance
•    Maritime Border Surveillance
•    Protecting the EEZ interest
•    Anti-piracy
•    Counter-Terrorism
•    Anti-Drug Smuggling
•    Maritime Safety & Security
•    Joint and Combined Operations
•    Combat Operations in military roles

Nobiskrug is offering the vessel with a helicopter facility and an enhanced range as option. The Helicopter Option is fitted with a re-arranged aft deck for the safe landing of helicopters up to the size of a MI-2. In addition there is a little hangar for the permanent storage of a e.g. Schiebel Camcopter. The helicopter drone allows a permanent video surveillance of the environment. The Enhanced Range Option provides a maximum speed of 30 knots and an increased range to 3,000 nm at 13 knots. This enables a Navy to do long time operations along their coastline.

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