On February 21, 2023, H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Zayed Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation (Zayed CHF), inaugurated the boat, “Mudhaffar,” an early warning unit for naval security operations of the United Arab Emirates Coast Guard.
The boat has a length of 50.1 metres, a width of 9.41 metres and a maximum speed of 23 knots. The boat can perform a range of missions, including search and rescue operations, securing the country’s coasts and vital facilities, and reporting naval threats.
His Excellency lauded the role of the UAE’s national cadres and the defence capabilities of the boat, praising the continuous progress and development in the national defence industries, which is in line with the vision of the UAE’s wise leadership towards building the national capabilities, diversifying and strengthening the economy with advanced industries spanning every sector.