MILKOR MN CENTURION
The Milkor high-speed interceptor craft is a 12m stepped hull, hydrofoil-assisted catamaran design with lightweight composite structure and a reduced radar signature. Designed and configured for multi-role operations, it is ideally suited for long endurance missions. The command and control bridge is shock-mitigated, ballistic-protected and airconditioned able to house the crew in safety and comfort. The high-speed interceptor craft houses an array of surveillance equipment, communications equipment and weapons giving it a full spectrum of capabilities for any inshore or offshore operation. Milkor designs, manufactures and offers after sales service for Naval and Commercial requirements.
The high-speed interceptor craft with its hydrofoil-assisted stepped hull design is able to achieve a high interception speed whilst retaining stability and control. This design also enables a high lift to drag ratio at top speed increasing fuel efficiency and endurance.
Communications and Surveillance
The high-speed interceptor craft command and control bridge houses world class communications and surveillance equipment, along with its reduced radar signature hull, giving this craft the advantage for surveillance patrol, counter-piracy, and asset protection missions.
Command and Control Bridge
The command and control bridge remains the heart of this craft providing the comfort of an airconditioned shock-mitigated cabin for rough conditions. With ballistic protection and armoured glass, the crew is able to remain secure under threat allowing full attentiveness to the mission.
- Configurable aft deck space
- Can be configured for Personnel transport and deployment
- Configured to operate as an unmanned surface vehicle (USV )
|Hull||Material||Fibre reinforced composite|
|Length over all||12m (40ft)|
|Displacement||10 000 kg|
|Fuel capacity||2400 kg|
|Fresh water capacity||500 litres|
|Maximum Range||Over all||700 NM|
|Maximum Endurance||Over all||5 days|
|Propulsion||Option 1: 440HP diesel inboard engines||2|
|Option 2: 350HP outboard engines||2|
|Performance||Top speed||54 kts|
|Typical Cruise||30-40 kts|
|Standby/Weapons control station||2|
|Accommodation||Hot-bunking sleeping berths||2|
|Head and shower||1|
|Weapons||40mm radar guided automatic grenade launcher||1|
|20mm remotely operated stabilised cannon||1|
|Optional radar guided missiles||4|
|Nautical equipment||Chirp radar||1|
|Automatic identification system (AIS)||1|
|Global positioning system (GPS)||1|
|Surveillance equipment||Stabilised EO/IR Gimbal||1|
|Communications||Very high frequency (VHF) radio||1|
|Single-sideband modulation (SSB) radio||1|