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Combat & Patrol Craft
Multimission Vessels he development and construction of multimission “We launch drones from the deck,” Egan said. The vessels (MMVs) remains active across the mari- drones are used for port development projects and to mon- time market. itor harbor activities. “A much easier effort from 200 feet
The ability to perform multiple tasks when those differ- in the air,” Egan commented.
ent duties are needed is central to an MMV’s value. Multi- The Amwaal’s original mission, as authorities consid- mission capabilities mean that an expensive asset doesn’t sit ered a new port vessel, was as an escort vessel to assist LNG idle when it isn’t being used for a singular purpose, such as carriers transiting to and from a proposed lique