Patrol Boats are armed and armored water-craft used by military and civilian law enforcement to guard rivers and harbors.



The small unit riverine craft (SURC) is rigid-hull, armed and armored patrol boat used by the US Marines and US Navy to maintain control of rivers and inland waterways.

General characteristics
Hull Type: Aluminum with full length beaching plates
Collars: High strength solid cell foam collar provides stability, redundant buoyancy, and small-arms ballistic protection
Length: 38′ (11.6m) (with transom platform)
Beam: 10′2″ (3.1m) (collars removable for C-130 transport)
Draft: 24″ (0.6m) static
Displacement: 22,000 lbs (9979 kg) combat load
Weight: 17,500 lbs (7938 kg) craft and trailer
Propulsion: Twin Yanmar 6LY2A-STP diesel engines, 440 bhp at 3300 RPM;
Twin Hamilton waterjets HJ292
Fuel: JP-5, JP-8, and marine diesel #2
Speed: 35 knots cruise, 39 knots sprint
Acceleration: Accelerate to 25 knots in less than 15 seconds
Turning: Turn 180 degrees in less than three boat lengths
Range: Greater than 250 nm
Crew: 2
Capacity: 16 troops
Weapons: 3 mounts for heavy machine gun and smoke launchers
Ballistic protection: Propulsion system armored against mobility kill
Navigation: Ritchie magnetic compass
Integrated AN/PSN-11 GPS (PLGR)
Raymarine SL72 LCD radar
ST 60 depth sounder
Communications: Raymarine RAY53 VHF marine band radio
SINCGARS (VHF tactical) radio
and AN/VIC-3 internal stations

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