IMMEDIATE ACTION and extended operation Norsafe has a wide range of boats for military and professional use, and attention is paid to guarantee the highest quality. Only the best craftsmanship, components and materials are used. The boats are specially designed to operate away from shore or the mother ship for extended periods of time. Approved by authorities Combining superb seaworthiness, manoeuvrability and high The boats are designed, built and equipped to comply with speed, the boats are ideal for all types of assistance, patrols RCD, DNV CRAFT and SOLAS regulations or similar nation- and other special applications. The layout and performance al regulations. Other codes and certification modules can be of the boats allow a wide range of functions, including supplied. All boats are specially designed and operations in hostile areas. Norsafe can deliver boats with constructed to meet the need for fully available, low 2 optional features including ballistic protection and remote maintenance, standby and operation. weapon stations through close cooperation with Kongsberg Group. Following fabrication, all Norsafe boats are fully Factory Acceptance Tested (FAT, HAT and SAT) to ensure the boat Task Flexible performance and on board systems are fully functioning The boats have a low freeboard, a sprayhood specially de- according to standard test procedures and the agreed signed for boarding and an anti-slip deck surface. They are specification for the equipment. Customers are welcome self-bailing, have ample deck space, a self-righting system to attend FAT/HAT/SAT and sea trials at Norsafe’s factory and a sturdy foam-filled fender. Fibreglass construction al- which has open ocean access. lows radar waves to pass through the vessel. This combined with very little use of aluminium or steel helps reduce the Tailor made solutions overall radar signature. One of the advantages for Norsafe customers is our design flexibility, making it possible to build boats specifically For many users failure of the equipment is not – and cannot intended to meet client requirements. Since our first be – an option. The boats operating in the “no-failure-zone” deliveries of professional boats all craft have been purpose can be equipped with a mechanical override control system equipped for specific tasks. Norsafe work closely with the for the engine electronics. Even if all on board engine customer to understand the requirements and produce electronics are heavily damaged or should fail completely, concepts most suitable for the purpose the boats are this system allows for the engines to be manually and intended for. mechanically run. Further, Norsafe can provide boats with full redundancy, where the motor, power train and Usually inboard diesel engines are fitted - these can be all support functions are fully isolated within the craft. driven by waterjet, stern or surface drives. Petrol outboard This ensures a safe return for the crew to land or to motors can also be installed if preferred. Norsafe offer the mothership. single, twin or triple engine installations. This wide range of propulsion options gives a wide spectrum of operation - from shallow river or coastal operations to high speed offshore use.
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