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RIB Directory: A-to-Z Guide
Tel: (870) 367-9755
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org www.seark.com dive door in a polyurethane Wing
Inflatable collar, the RIB is fitted with a foldable T-Top with windshield to pro- vide some protection from the elements.
An extensive optional factory installed electronics package is offered, including radar, GPS, depth sounder and VHF radio. These boats are manufactured to the same high quality of the standard
Navy 7-m RIB, with the identical
Cummins 180 hp diesel engine and a
Mercury Bravo II outdrive.
Force Protection of ships and facilities is now an important function of the stan- dard U.S. Navy 7-m RIB manufactured by Willard Marine. Therefore, a force protection package is added to most of these RIBs being delivered.
These RIBs are also available to other law enforcement agencies.
Tel: (707) 826-2887
SeaArk Marine, Inc., of Monticello,
Ark., recently delivered the first of a multi-boat order for Naval Sea Systems
Command. SeaArk's 34-ft. (10.3-m)
Dauntless RAM, destined for Naval
Coastal Warfare units, is the first of 36 boats to be delivered to the Atlantic and
Pacific Fleets. These boats feature a 20- degree Radical Vee Deadrise Hull, twin 370-hp Cummins 6BTA5.9M-3 diesel propulsion with Konrad 520 series stern drives, on board AC power, air condi- tioning, head, galley, electronics suite, foam filled air cushioned collar for boarding and shouldering operations, 4 - 50 caliber weapons mount foundations, ammunition storage, weapons storage, sonar buoy storage, recessed forward gunner area and foundations and accom- modations for future installation of clas- sified electronics. The Dauntless RAM reached a top speed of 36 knots during trials. The 36 boats, which were built to specifications administered by
Combatant Craft Department of Naval
Sea Systems Command, will all be used to protect U. S. Military Installations worldwide.
Tel: (714) 666-2150
Fax: (714) 632-8136
Contact: Jack Hochadel jhochadel @ willardmarine.com www.willardmarine.com
Two new variants of the Willard
Marine standard U.S. Navy 24-ft. (7-m)
RIB have recently been placed into pro- duction. Deliveries to users began in late 2002. One model is the (7-m) DIVE
RIB, which incorporates features to be utilized by Diving and Salvage Units of the U.S. Navy and commercial users. In addition to having a 30 in. removable
U.S.N. 7M STANDARD WITH
FORCE PROTECTION OPTION
SEA BLAZER 27' PATROL SEA BLAZER 22' PATROL U.S.N. 32' KINGSTON
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