PMSA inducted 09 X Fast Response Boats from USA. FRBs are propelled by dual Caterpillar C-9 Accert Marine Engines with 02 X J-322 Hamilton Water Jets. The Boats are highly seaworthy which can acquire a maximum speed of 35-40 Knots depending upon sea state. For navigation purposes state of the art NAVAIDS are installed including Furuno Radar, NAVNET Electronic Plotter, Depth Sounder, Magnetic Compass, GPS, VHF and Heading Sensor.
FRBs are extensively utilized in fulfilling PMSA roles and tasks comprising SAR, Antinarcotics Operations, patrolling, Surveillance and Enforcing Maritime Sovereignity & Jurisdiction.
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