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  • UK Triton class



    A two thirds scale research vessel with trimaran hull, to inform design parameters for Royal Navy Future Surface Combatant programme.


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    98length (m)
    22.50beam (m)
    3draught (m)
    3000range (nm)
    20max speed (knots)
    2Naval Engine diesel-electric


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        Typical Max
    Landing platform only. No hangar
    UK Royal Navy Westland Lynx 01

    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    


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    UK Vosper Thornycroft - Woolston1

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    rv Triton2JUA720002005
    AU Australian Customs and Border Protection Service ACV Triton 2007--

    1 units


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    1998-augOrdered rv Triton
    2000-may-6Launched rv Triton
    2000-sepCommissioned rv Triton Operated initially by DERA, then QinetiQ when parts of DERA were privatised.
    2000-octTrials rv Triton suitability and handling trials under DERA direction (until Jul 2001).
    2001-jul rv Triton ownership transfered from DERA to QinetiQ
    2001-julTrials rv Triton suitability, handling and flight deck operations trials under QinetiQ direction, until Sep 2002.
    2005-jan rv Triton Sold to Gardline Surveys, Great Yarmouth.
    2006-dec rv Triton Sold to Australian Customs and Borders

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