BMT Defence Services (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group, has unveiled two new platform design concepts, BMT Venator-110 Multi-Mission Reconfigurable Warship and the Vidar-7 Small Modern SSK Submarine, at the DSEI 2013 event in London, UK.
The BMT Venator-110 Multi-Mission Reconfigurable Warship concept provides a platform with capability enhancement options for future flexibility.
The hullform of the warship was developed for open ocean performance and has the ability to support reconfigurable top side arrangements.
BMT used a systems engineering approach to design the ship for maritime security, international engagement and warfighting roles.
The ships are fitted with modular mission systems to reconfigure based on role requirements and respond to changing threats.
The BMT Venator-110 design features two versions, the patrol ship and patrol frigate.
The BMT Vidar-7 Small Modern SSK Submarine concept uses commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) and military off-the-shelf (MOTS) technology to increase availability, mission endurance, flexibility, payload capacity and stealth.
The vessel has a surface displacement of 700t and features a double-hull cross-section designed for Target Echo Strength reduction.
The BMT Vidar-7 is designed to offer a wide range of roles such as ASW, ASuW, ISR, Special Forces, training, coastguard, anti-piracy and land strike operations.
The submarine’s internal and external spaces can also be reconfigured to achieve multi-mission capability and submarine re-role.
Image: BMT unveiled the Venator-110 Multi-Mission Reconfigurable Warship and the Vidar 7 Small Modern SSK Submarine concepts at DSEI 2013. Credit: BMT Group Ltd.