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Indo Defence: Bonefish captures attention

6th November 2014 - 12:50 GMT | by Darren Lake in Jakarta


PT Lundin and Saab have unveiled a new USV technology demonstrator at Indo Defence 2014. The Bonefish USV combines Saab’s mission systems integration capabilities with the advanced carbon fibre composite trimaran design of PT Lundin.

The 12m demonstrator was recently completed at PT Lundin’s Banyuwangi facility in Indonesia and the companies expect it to begin sea trials next month. The wave piercing trimaran is expected to be capable of speeds of up to 40kts when fully developed.

Peter Carlqvist, head of Saab Indonesia, said that Bonefish ‘will be tested over the next year and slowly developed in to a …

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