Turkey’s state-run defense enterprise develops patrol boat

Turkey’s Military Factory and Shipyard Management (ASFAT) delivered patrol boat developed domestically to the Gendarmerie General Command. 

The state-run defense enterprise announced on Twitter that the delivery of ten ASBOT KN-35 boats has started.

It noted that the design, prototype production and tests of the boat were carried out with local sources in only a 10-month period. 

ASBOT KN-35 has a double-stepped hull – 10.2 meters long and 3.2 meters wide.

Designed to operate in lakes, rivers and seas, the boat can speed up to 40 knots with two outboard engines of 250 hp.


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