Post by nighthawknz on May 20, 2021 20:47:53 GMT 12
Reading through the RFI things to note;
Maximum speed of not less than 16 knots.
Designed and built as Polar Class 5 to IACS Unified Rules for polar ships
Icebreaking performance equivalent to breaking 1.0m of medium first year sea ice3 with 0.3m of snow cover at a forward speed of 3 knots continuously, and similarly when operating astern but at a reduced speed.
Able to carry up to 6 standard Shipping containers.
Crane to load/unload cargo including container modules
Helo pad and hangar military helicopter envelopes and weights up to and including NH-90 and MH-60R. Include refuel and maintenance.
Hangar stowage and maintenance envelope capacity to simultaneously embark a Remotely Piloted Aerial System (RPAS) (Indicative RPAS size up to Boeing Integrator RQ-21.)
Ability to launch and recover a small 12m landing Craft.
Ability to receive liquids using NATO probe one side or both at sea underway in conditions up to and including Sea State 5. Ability to RAS refuel at sea.
Unrefuelled range of 12000 nautical miles at an average transit speed of 14 knots
Minimum endurance of 50 days’ supply of stores and provisions for total complement (100)
Armament 99% it will be 25mm typhoon and a couple of HMG