Propulsion solutions for fast military craft by HamiltonJet

June 9, 2016 Albear Montocchio

Captain IHL is the first specialist craft built for the Chilean Army and designed around the use of Hamilton waterjets

... More recently, Hamilton has also supplied waterjets to the first specialist craft built for the Chilean Army, which was designed specifically around the use of Hamilton units. Built by ASMAR in Talcahuano, Chile, initial buoyancy testing of the Captain IHL took place in January 2016. The vessel will be primarily used to transport army troops to remote locations in Southern Chile and is powered by twin Hamilton HJ322 waterjets, each having a maximum power rating of 500kW when operating at speeds between 2550 to 2800 rpm.

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