VARD 7 055

Type:Patrol Vessel
Class:Patrol Vessel
Design:VARD 7 055

The VARD 7 055 is designed to undertake surveillance, patrol and response operations and other military tasks such as protection of territorial sea and EEZ. This offshore patrol vessel is fitted with surveillance systems to enable detection and prosecution of surface contacts ranging from small wooden sailing craft to larger vessels.

It is also capable of launching and recovering sequentially, and operating concurrently, two sea boats as well as conducting helicopter transfer of personnel and light stores at sea.