Moose Boats Delivers Four M2-35 Security Patrol Boats to the U.S. Navy

PETALUMA, CA. – Moose Boats, an aluminum boat manufacturer, recently delivered four M2-35 Moose Boats to the U.S. Navy. Last year, Moose Boats was awarded a U.S. Navy contract for the construction and delivery of twelve M2-35 Catamaran Patrol Boats. This is the first delivery to the U.S. Navy under the current contract. The remaining eight vessels will be delivered over the next 10-month time period.The M2-35 is a 35’-6” aluminum catamaran powered by twin Cummins 380HP turbo diesels and is propelled by Hamilton 292 water jets. These vessels will be assigned to the U.S. Navy’s Kings Bay, Georgia and Kitsap, Washington SUBASEs and are specifically designed to meet current Antiterrorism/Force Protection requirements. These M2-35 crafts will be used to detect,entify, warn, disable or defeat potential threats in the vicinity of vulnerable U.S. Naval assets. The wide, stable hull along with an all-weather cabin will accommodate a crew of five. Its shallow 21” draft allows for a great deal of maneuverability within depths of less than 3’ of water. These boats have a service speed of 27 knots and a top speed of over 35 knots and feature a total of (4) .50 cal weapons mounts.Moose Boats has constructed 18 patrol boats to date for the U.S. Navy under five separate contracts.  Similar vessels have been built for the United States Park Police for security and patrol at the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, New York Harbor along with multiple vessels, of similar design, for Port Authority of New York & New Jersey Police. Moose M2 water-jet propelled catamarans are used for law enforcement across the country from L.A. and Seattle to the New York Harbor.U.S. Navy M2-35 Harbor Security Patrol BoatsApplicationThese vessels are used for high value asset escort and are deployed to submarine bases around the world in order to maintain various security measures to meet emergent Anti-Terrorism/Force-Protection requirements. They are armed with 50 caliber and M60 machine guns and are used to detect,entify, warn, disable or defeat potential threats in the vicinity of vulnerable naval assets.  The M2-35s provide surface security for larger US Naval vessels in transit in and out of US military base harbors.Propulsion & Equipment
  • Twin Cummins QSB5.9 380hp Turbo Diesels
  • Twin Hamilton HJ292 Water Jets
  • Marine Gears, Twin Disc MG5075
  • Furuno “NAV NET” Electronics
  • VHF & UHF Radios
  • WING Hybrid Boarding Collar
  • LOA 35’-6”
  • LWL 28’-6”
  • Beam 13’-6”
  • Draft Hull/Max 21”
  • Dead Rise 15°
  • Displacement 16,000 lbs. (DRY)
  • Fuel 300 Gal.
  • Max Speed Over 35 knots
  • Service Speed Approx. 27 knots
  • Range Over 275 nautical miles
About Moose Boats Moose Boats builds the highest-quality aluminum catamarans in the industry. Our boats are designed to meet a variety of mission-specific applications for law enforcement, fire/rescue, security and military applications. Moose Boats has constructed and delivered multiple water-jet vessels, of similar design, for the U.S. NAVY and various law enforcement agencies nation-wide. Moose Boats have been chosen because of their fast and stable catamaran hull design coupled with powerful water-jet propulsion, which is well suited to meet mission-critical requirements. Widely known for their durability, sensible design and un-paralleled attention to detail, Moose Boats are simply the finest aluminum boats on the market.For more information, contact:Moose BoatsPhone: (707) 778-9828Website: www.mooseboats.com