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--

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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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