BAE Systems

World-class military and professional boats

Whether it’s designing the next generation high-performance rigid inflatable boats, introducing smart technology that allows all equipment and sensors to be operated from a single console, or developing intuitive systems that predict maintenance needs, we are pushing the boundaries of technical capability.

We continuously invest in and develop the latest technologies, integrating the newest innovations such as autonomy, composite materials, stealth, ballistic protection and electronics into our designs. These technologies enhance the capabilities of our boat portfolio, satisfying the most advanced user requirements to meet current and future challenges.

 

About us

Ever since 1952, when we manufactured the first fibreglass boat in Europe, our expertise has been built on collaboration, innovation and technology transfer. This experience and know-how means that we have established a wide network of partners with vast skills and knowledge of the boat industry.
 
This partnering approach has allowed us to develop solutions that comply with the most demanding challenges whilst offering great value to customers. We continue to build on this heritage and constantly develop relationships that provide the best available technologies, skills and knowledge for our customers and partners whilst maintaining our ethos of performance and durability. 
 

Our purpose-built manufacturing facility allows for the construction of complex composite assemblies, as well as the integration of a wide variety of systems. It enables us to provide a complete boat design, manufacture, integration, and support capability to the customer. We continuously invest in and develop the latest technologies, integrating the newest innovations such as autonomy, composite materials, stealth, ballistic protection and electronics into our designs. These technologies enhance the capabilities of our boat portfolio, satisfying the most advanced user requirements to meet current and future challenges.

 

Through-life support

 

We aim to provide a world-class support service, tailored to meet the needs of an operator and maintainer of our boats on a worldwide basis to support the boats being at the highest possible availability and reliability. We have a dedicated spares and maintenance team for spares and repairs, design support, upgrades and managing obsolescence. Our team has a long track record of supporting boats that are in service worldwide. Our skilled technicians are available to support operations around the globe, ensuring 24/7 availability and enabling users to keep their boats operational over long periods of time.
 

 

Training

 
Our service is backed by specialist training and support packages, tailored to individual customer requirements that can cover boat orientation and familiarisation, basic and advanced maintenance training to support first level, base level and refit-level. 
 

 

Additional capabilities

 
Our specialist boats team is able to offer customised support packages, equipment and configurations depending on your requirements. Options range from ballistic protection, weapons integration, power and propulsion systems, environmental and crew weather protection to autonomous technology. Please get in touch for more detailed information. 

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