ASIS 9.5m Rigid Inflatable Boat

The 9.5m rigid inflatable boat (RIB) is manufactured by ASIS Boats, a manufacturer of high-quality rigid inflatable boats, to address the specific mission requirements of government agencies, maritime law enforcement agencies, coastguards, and police and naval operators in both inland and coastal waters.

The boat is suitable for a range of missions such as anti-piracy, maritime security, search-and-rescue, surveillance, and maritime special operations. It can also be customised for commercial use in transportation and oil and gas operations.

Orders and deliveries of the rigid inflatable boat

ASIS delivered a 9.5m RIB to the Police Authority of a Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) government in August 2013. They completed the delivery and training of mission-specific, fully equipped 9.5m rigid hull inflatable boats in August 2015 to the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) in Bandar Seri Begawan.

Design and features of 9.5m RIB

The rigid inflatable boat features ASIS’ deep V-shaped hull with concave reverse chine design. The hull and superstructures are made of fibreglass to create a lightweight structure, which facilitates easy launch and recovery. The hull shape is designed to reduce wetted surface and friction drag.

The boat features foam or air-filled Hypalone 1670 Dtex Tube inflatable collars, which offer increased stability and reserve buoyancy, increased load carrying capacity, as well as inherent shock mitigation. The 9.5m-long RIB has a beam of 3.17m, tube diameter of 0.55m, an emp....

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