17/03/2020. RN 2021. SPV. Sovereignty Protection Vessel. 15" Tinplate Clockwork Gunboat.
The SPV is a concept design for a fast motor patrol boat with a primary role to protect UK territorial waters. The hull is a carbon fibre and kevlar composite making it a very light and strong boat. In calm water she can cruise at 80knts however the top speed is classified, the standard armament is a rotating turret housing a 20mm multi barrel cannon firing 6000 rounds per minute but several modular weapons systems can be fitted. She can launch and recover fixed wing drones equipped with night vision camera and weapons targeting capability. The four man crew consists of the Skipper,coms,weps and engineer.