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Silver Ships Delivers Navy Force Protection Medium

February 20, 2011

Photo courtesy Silver Ships

Photo courtesy Silver Ships

The Alabama based Silver Ships inc. built and delivered eight of the 36-ft RHIBs to the U.S. Navy in 2009-2010. The boats will be utilized around the globe for various force protection assignments. The vessel is equipped with twin Yamaha (YAMCF) 225hp outboards and a 7 kW genset.  The fully clad interior contained shock mitigating seats, a complete head and a versatile electronics package.  A removable canopy provides shade to the rear deck and access doors on all four sides of the cabin allow freedom of movement for the crew.  The boats were also equipped with four mounts that will accommodate a variety of weapon systems.  Silver Ships offers a variety of these RHIBs from 19.7 ft to 36 ft.

 


 
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