Kvichak Marine Industries, recently delivered a Response Boat Medium – C

Seattle, WA – – – Kvichak Marine Industries, of Seattle, WA, recently delivered a Response Boat Medium – C to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD).  The 45’ x 14’ 7” RBM-C is the sistership of the highly successful USCG RB-M and has been adapted to meet the Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosives (CBRNE) detection mission requirements of the L.A. County Sheriff’s department.  A roof mounted RS-700 Gamma/Neutron Radiation Detection System from RSI enables the vessel to quickly and accurately measure and locate natural and man-made radioactive elements.

Designed by Camarc Design, UK, the all-aluminum vessel is powered by twin Detroit Diesel 60 series engines rated for 825 BHP each.  Rolls Royce Kamewa FF375S waterjets were chosen as the propulsors with Twin Disc MG5114SC transmission.  This combination allows for excellent maneuverability and a top speed exceeding 42 knots.

 Kvichak has already delivered three RB-M C’s to the New York Police Department Harbor Unit and one to the Seattle Police Department Harbor Unit.

Additional vessel features include:
Overall length: 44’ 10”
Beam, overall: 14’ 7”
Draft (RFS): 3.0’
Fuel capacity: 495 gallons
Top speed: >42 knots
(2) Rescue zones
Vector-Stick integrated control system
Kohler 11kW genset for AC power
Integrated navigation system
Climate controlled pilot house and cabin
Heated windows
D-Rubber push knee
STIDD shock mitigating seats
RSI RS-700 Gamma/Neutron Radiation Detection unit
800 lb SWL Davit System
KLEIN 5000V2 multi beam high resolution side scan sonar
New larger below decks cabin space

For additional information please contact Kvichak Marine Industries, 469 NW Bowdoin Place, Seattle, WA, 98107 USA; telephone (206) 545-8485; FAX (206) 545-3504; E-mail:  HYPERLINK "mailto:sales@kvichak.com" sales@kvichak.com;
website: www.kvichak.com

By Professional Mariner Staff