The StormBlade hull form is the result of intense development and is an evolutionary design building on the pedigree of our proven in-service world-class boats. The deep V hull provides exceptional seakeeping performance with increased payload, range and robustness whilst maintaining reliability. The StormBlade hull form can be configured to meet specific customer user requirements providing a new generation of configurable, multi-purpose boats:
Boats can be configured to deploy from land, sea and air. All options come with a deck track system that allow for mission specific arrangement of seats and equipment. Each of the above options can be further individually configured:
Sea Boat [SB]
Patrol Boat [PB]
Search and Rescue Boat [SAR]
Special Operations [SO]
From 8m to 10.5m [800 - 1050]
Shock mitigation seats
Radar and navigation systems
Role specific equipment e.g. diver ladders
Designed for operations
StormBlade provides a new generation of configurable, multi-purpose boats. Designed to provide improved performance to support operations including interception, force protection, boarding operations, counter terrorism, policing, anti-piracy or search and rescue. Customers can optimise the size, design and equipment to deliver adaptable mission ready boats.
Robustness, reliability and longevity
The 26° deep V hull form increases seakeeping capability during challenging operations in extreme conditions. Built to DNV GL High Speed Craft rules and to an increased acceleration factor the boat is robust and reliable ensuring minimal maintenance and a long in-service life. We can build to SOLAS standards and meet other international quality standards.
Reduced physical impact
Provides a reduced physical impact on personnel through minimising sea spray and whole body vibration to safeguard the crew.
BAE Systems’ Boats offers through-life support for all its products, with technicians available for support worldwide and bespoke training packages offered.