River Class

No. In Class: 7

Dates built: 2002 – 2018

Builders: VT Shipbuilding Southampton, BAE Systems Glasgow/Portsmouth

Bases: HMNB Portsmouth

Important systems (weapons/sensors etc): 2x Ruston Diesel Engines, 1x 30mm DS30 Gun, 1x Oerlikon 20mm cannon, 2x minigun, 2-5 GPMG

Additional Info: The River Class patrol ships can be used for anything from fire-fighting to disaster relief operations. They also serve to protect UK fisheries