Asset | April 26, 2019

26-foot over-the-horizon cutter boat

 

Characteristics
Length: 26 feet
Speed: 40 knots
Towing capacity: 3,000 lbs pull on tow bit
Max winds: 30 knots
Max wave height: 11 feet
Summary
The 26-foot over-the-horizon cutter boat supports multiple assets to include the national security cutters, medium endurance cutters and the fast response cutters. The boats conduct search and rescue, drug interdiction, alien migrant interdiction operations, living marine resources, defense readiness, and ports, waterway and coastal security.  
 
Description

The 26-foot over-the-horizon cutter boat is an aluminum deep-v, single diesel engine, water jet propelled planing monohull. It features higher speeds, improved dynamic stability, ballistic protection systems, robust logistics support infrastructure and compatibility with both stern and side-davit launch and recovery systems.