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Mark V Special Operations Craft

The Mark V Special Operations Craft is used to carry Special Operations Forces (SOF), primarily SEAL combat swimmers, into and out of operations where the threat to these forces is considered to be low to medium. They also support limited coastal patrol and interruption of enemy activities.
Mark V Special Operations Craft Copyright © Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Anthony Harding, U.S. Navy

Status

In active service

Contractor

Manufacturer: Halter Marine Inc. - Pascagoula, Mississippi, USA

Crew

6 Operating Crew

Characteristics

Dimensions
Length: 25 meters 82 feet
Beam: 5.33 meters 17.5 feet
Draft: 1.52 meters 5 feet
Weight
Displacement: 57.91 metric tons 57 long tons
Features
Propulsion: two MTU 12V396 TE94 engines
Performance: 4 570 horpespower
Cruise Speed: 35 knots (64,8 kilometers per hour) (40.28 miles per hour)
Cruise Range: 550+ nautical miles (1 000+ kilometers) (632+ miles)
Maximum Speed: 50+ knots (92+ kilometers per hour) (57+ miles per hour)
Range (At Maximum Speed): 500+ nautical miles (920+ kilometers) (575+ miles)