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    Solico designed multiple improvements to Superrhibs for the Royal Dutch Navy

    Solico designed multiple improvements to Superrhibs for the Royal Dutch Navy

    The Royal Dutch Navy's Superrhibs are exposed to the fiercest of loads. Solico designed multiple improvements to the Superrhibs. This enabled them to deal with the pressures of drug transport interceptions and other tough missions.

    Customer: Royal Dutch Navy

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    RHIB2000: weight savings achieved thanks to composite engineering

    RHIB2000: weight savings achieved thanks to composite engineering

    In order to make the small RHIB 2000 go even faster and withstand even higher loads, the hulls were redesigned by Solico. After construction of the new hulls the weight savings became crystal clear!

    Customer: Royal Dutch Navy

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    Composite integrated masts

    Composite integrated masts

    Modern mast design integrates as many functions as possible inside the mast geometry. The outer shell is now used for a multitude of functions, including radar reflection. The mast, being the highest part of the ship, is the best candidate for weight savings.

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    Solico engineered numerous modifications and refits for GRP mine hunters

    Solico engineered numerous modifications and refits for GRP mine hunters

    Solico engineered numerous modifications and refits for GRP mine hunters, e.g. sonar plugs, modification J-deck, etc.

    Customer: Royal Dutch Navy

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    Composite submarine superstructure for the Dutch Royal Navy

    Composite submarine superstructure for the Dutch Royal Navy

    Solico delivered the engineering calculations and structural drawings for the composite demountable Walrus-submarine superstructure. 

    Customer: Royal Dutch Navy

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    Solico engineered the composite wheelhouses and covers of landing crafts for the Royal Dutch Navy

    Solico engineered the composite wheelhouses and covers of landing crafts for the Royal Dutch Navy

    Solico engineered the composite wheelhouses and covers of these landing crafts. The wheelhouse has been designed to sustain the strain from the impact of the waves.

    Customer: Royal Dutch Navy

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    Composite gun shield

    Composite gun shield

    The composite gun shield of this frigate has been modified to absorb the “green” water loads that are typical to the northern waters.

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    FRISC

    FRISC

    The latest workboats of the Royal Dutch Navy were tweaked by Solico to improve their overall performance. Using years of Rhib designing experience, Solico is capable of delivering the best optimisations to your design!

    Customer: Royal Dutch Navy

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    Greenprop Composite Propeller

    Greenprop Composite Propeller

    Solico engineered and delivered a high tech composite propeller for project “Greenprop”. 

    Customer:TU Delft, Royal Dutch Navy

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Doenan Mager

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Doenan Mager