Rolls-Royce Delivers Launch and Recovery Systems for Unmanned surface vehicles

By Caroline Rees / 18 Jan 2013

Launch and recovery systems for the deployment of remotely operated vechicles Photo: Rolls Royce

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has recently delivered two launch and recovery systems for unmanned surface vehicles (USV) and manned Rigid Hull Inflatable Boats (RHIBs) to an international navy.

These systems have been retrofitted aboard frigates and utilize a custom articulating davit with a telescopic boom.

Jeff Langsner, Managing Director – Rolls-Royce Naval Marine Canada (RRNMC) said: “This contract highlights Rolls-Royce is the supplier of choice for marine vehicle launch and recovery systems. Our customers recognize our ability to provide a high-quality product within cost and schedule constraints.”

Operating from facilities in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia and Peterborough, Ontario, Rolls-Royce is an industry leader in the design and supply of specialized naval sensor handling systems, unmanned marine vehicle handling systems, specialized deck machinery, and advanced data collection systems including the Moving Vessel Profiler (MVP).

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