- Length Overall 77.5 m
- Length Waterline 71.2 m
- Breadth 13.5 m
- Design Draft 3.6 m
- Speed 20 kn
- Endurance 20 days
The VARD 7 078 is a Multi-Purpose Offshore Patrol Vessel with an operationally flexible platform that is capable of a full range of naval missions. With a modular mission payload, space is optimized so client requirements can be met.
The flexible mission bay can accommodate up to three 12m boats and up to four standard ISO containers (two on either side of the stern-ramp).
Its range of missions include:
- diving operations and mine countermeasures
- maritime interdiction operations support
- humanitarian assistance and disaster relief
- search and rescue