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Updated on 02/25/2021


ARES 150 HERCULES Offshore Patrol Vessel

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OPV with its 48m in length, 35 knots maximum speed, and 1,600 Nm extensive range is the fastest OPV in the World and has been awarded the "World's Best Offshore Patrol Vessel of 2018" by an independent maritime institution. The craft is equipped with 12.7mm and 30mm remote operated weapon systems, electro-optic sensors, and extensive navigation equipment. 2-off Fast Interceptor Boats are located on the aft deck of ARES 150 HERCULES OPV for special operations forces, boarding, and SAR missions.




    At the heart of ARES Shipyard’s philosophy are its desire to produce best-in-class designs exceeding the end users’ expectations by investing in the latest technology and promising staff. This philosophy has resulted with more than a hundred vessels of variety sizes designed, built and successfully delivered. ARES Shipyard has built up in over a decade to become the largest composite and aluminum boat builder of Europe, largest ship exporter and fastest growing company of Turkey and best patrol boat builder of the world. ARES has five production facilities with a total enclosed area of 40.000 m² in Antalya Free Zone, capable of building steel, aluminum and advanced composite vessels up to 90m in length, with its harbor launch, metal, composite and carpenter workshops, paint ovens, training classrooms and modern office areas. While it stands ready and able to develop new vessels along with its key partners, the shipyard classifies its offerings into the categories of patrol boats, naval craft, utility and support vessels, passenger craft, pleasure craft and autonomous & unmanned vessels.

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