Trimaran contract

Vosper Thornycroft will build a £90m, 1,100-tonne trimaran demonstrator the RV Triton under a £13m contract with the Defence Evaluation & Research Agency. In 2000 Triton will be ready to establish whether a trimaran hull form can be used for the navy’s ‘Future Escort’ frigate. The DERA artist’s impression shows what a trimaran frigate might […]

Vosper Thornycroft will build a £90m, 1,100-tonne trimaran demonstrator the RV Triton under a £13m contract with the Defence Evaluation & Research Agency. In 2000 Triton will be ready to establish whether a trimaran hull form can be used for the navy’s ‘Future Escort’ frigate. The DERA artist’s impression shows what a trimaran frigate might look like, with (inset) a bow view of Triton.