V55S

APPLICATIONS


• Designed for military, coastal protection and policing applications
• Defensive, offensive, information gathering and support tasks
• Patrolling and reactive operations
• High speed interdiction and patrol level response
• Surveillance and monitoring
• Offshore and inshore infrastructure and resource protection
• Role specific modular design

PERFORMANCE


• Optimum balance of speed, payload and range
• Role-specific and modular equipment and sensor fits to meet operational need
• 55 knots intercept speed
• Standard 350NM range extendable to 500NM for endurance operations
• 6 operators with full patrol equipment and 2 crew
• Cabin space for equipment storage, medical/CASEVAC station and additional seating capacity
• Accommodation, galley and life support for sustained operations for operators and crew

MACHINERY


• Engines 2x Diesel V12-1800 shp (3600 shp total)
• Propulsion 2 x Steerable reverse bucket performance waterjets
• Trim 2 x Automatedtrim interceptors
• Generator 230V/50Hz (25kWe output)

CONSTRUCTION


• Hull Post Cured Carbon Epoxy (High Density Foam) Sandwich
• Superstructure Post Cured Carbon Epoxy (High Density Foam) Sandwich
• Interior Lightweight Foam Core Materials

BRIDGE


• Touchscreen integrated digital displays.
• Engine start buttons and exhaust bypass switch
• Autopilot, steering indicator, digital compass
• Joystick control for low speed manoeuvring
• VHF and Satcom Radios
• On board integrated camera and intercom system (bow, engine room, cabin, aft)
• 8 x suspension seats
• GPS, AIS and radar display
• Search light controls
• Air conditioning

TANKS


• Integrated Fuel 3400L (Integrated Fuel Tanks)
• Fresh Water 800L
• Grey Water 500L (With Macerator)
• Black Water 300L

TENDERS / SAFETY / SPECIAL TO ROLE

• 2.85m Williams Turbojet Tender (4 Person)
• Tender Launch and Recovery System
• 2x 8-man life rafts with 24hr grab bags
• Dive Equipment Store
• Universal weapon mounts depending on role, aft and bow

SOLUTION SUPPORT


• On site operator training packages
• Global maintenance and warranty packages
• 24/7 support and technical advice

OPTIONAL EXTRAS FOR SPECIFIC CONFIGURATION


We will work with the client to fit bespoke additional extras on request. These additional modifications will be costed separately in accordance with the client requirement.

DELIVERY SCHEDULE


The standard V55S build, test and delivery period is 15 months, with subsequent boats following on at 3-month intervals. A 2 x standard boat V55S order can therefore be operational and with the client within 18 months from order confirmation. On site training can begin from the 15th month point.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”32px”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][/vc_row]