LPR 40 MKIIFAST RIVERINE PATROL BOAT

The LPR acts as a command boat for the group of tactical riverine combat boats operated by the Colombian Marine Corps. It is equipped with the required features to undertake surveillance, intelligence, communication, command and control operations.

Its hull is built in FRP with type sandwich panels and it is designed to prevent damages due to stranding. The hull shape has been optimized to maximize the performance of the propulsion system in shallow waters.

SHIP PARTICULARS

Length Overall 12,7 m.
Beam Overall 2,8 m.
Depth (to 1st deck) 1,53 m.
Depth (at full load) 0,65 m.
Displacement 12,5 t.

 

PERFORMANCE

Max. Speed +35 knots
Range 270 nm @ 25 knots
Endurance 5 days

 

CAPACITIES

Fuel (Diesel) 1,74 m3

 

ACCOMMODATION

Crew 6

 

WEAPONS

Mounting assembly for cal. 12,7 mm machine guns (double) at bow x 1
Mounting assembly for cal. 12,7 mm machine guns (single) at aft. x 1
Mounting assemblies at each side for cal. up to 7,62 mm machine guns x 2

 

PROPULSION SYSTEM

Main Engines 375 kW @ 2500 RPM x 2
Propulsions Water jet type x 2

 

ELECTRIC SYSTEM

Main Generators 7,8 kW @ 60Hz x 1
Air Conditioning 16.000 BTU/h x 1

 

AUXILIARY SISTEM

Fire-fighting CO2 in engine room + (ABC portable extinguisher  x 3)
Anchor Danforth type x 1
Bilge pumps 2000 GPH x 4

 

NAVEGATION AND COMMUNICATIONS

  • 10 nm Radar.
  • Echo-sounder.
  • Radio frequencies VHF, UHF, HF.
  • IR camera system.