BRP Malamawi (FPB-2403)

BRP Malamawi (FPB-2403) is the third of four Boracay class Patrol Boats built by OCEA of France for the Philippine Coast Guard based on the Ocea FPB 72 design.

History
Philippines
Name: BRP Malamawi
Builder: OCEA
Launched: 10 July 2018
Commissioned: 16 January 2019
Identification: Hull number: FPB-2403
Status: in active service
General characteristics
Type: Patrol Boat (WPB)
Displacement: 120 tons
Length: 24 metres (79 ft)
Beam: 5.8 metres (19 ft)
Draught: 1.7 metres (5 ft 7 in)
Propulsion: 2 x 10V 2000 M72 MTU engines
Speed: 28 knots (52 km/h; 32 mph)
Range:
  • 800 nautical miles (1,500 km; 920 mi) at 21 knots (39 km/h; 24 mph)
  • 2,000 nautical miles (3,700 km; 2,300 mi) at 12 knots (22 km/h; 14 mph)
Complement: 12
Armament: .50cal M2HB M2 Browning Machine Gun

Construction, delivery and commissioningEdit

BRP Malamawi was launched in July 2018 at the OCEA site in Les Sables d’Olonne, France[1] and was commissioned into service in Manila, Philippines in January 2019 along with her sister ship, BRP Kalanggaman (2404).[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ ""MALAMAWI" has been launched!". Retrieved 22 January 2019.
  2. ^ Philippine Coast Guard (16 January 2019). "PCG commissions last two 24-meter fast patrol boats from France". Retrieved 18 January 2019.