Transport Zodiac Milpro FC 470 inflatable boats under helicopter with boat in ready-to-operate configuration. Well known throughout the world as the definitive Special Forces boat, the FC range is used by more elite soldiers and sailors than any other craft worldwide. It is the only craft of its type that has actually been used in combat in different theatres and comes thru with flying colors. This is a result of its unique patented hull shape and various floor systems that allows it to carry combatants in a variety of missions. The hull shape is especially important as it can get a large load on the plane as well as give the driver unsurpassed maneuverability in different and often dangerous conditions. Continually being updated for its ever-changing roles, the FC range is Zodiac Milpro most recognizable military boat.
Part 1 – Air insertion :
Carry the FC 470 (or FC 420/FC 530) and the team from a remote military base to the Mission area.
First option: Heli-Sling from Helicopter
Second option: Heli-Drop from Helicopter (FC 420/FC 470/FC 530).
Third option: Static Line Air Drop / Free fall Air Drop (with parachute) from Plane or Helicopter.
Part 2 – Sea insertion :
Navigation at sea to insert the team as close as possible of the shore, near the Mission area.
Part 3 – Underwater caché :
Sinking of the FC at short distance from the shore and low depth in order to hide the boat during the ground mission.
Phase 1: Sinking the FC…
Phase 2 : Recovering the FC…
Part 5 – Sea extraction :
Navigation at sea to move the team away from the shore.
Part 6 – Air extraction :
Carry the FC and the team away from the Mission area to a remote military base.
Zodiac Milpro is the global leader in the manufacture of military and professional RIBs and inflatable boats. Formed in 1909 as an airship company, Zodiac Milpro began repurposing the technology for use in boats as early as 1934, with the development of a 2-seat inflatable kayak. In 1940, Zodiac Milpro invents the prototype of the first inflatable boat. Since the 40’s every major development in the inflatable boat and RIB industry has been developed by Zodiac Milpro. Zodiac Milpro has more than 20,000 boats in daily use by over 80 military forces across the globe. Zodiac Milpro’s global network of trained specialists and approved service sites present in most parts of the world stand ready to give assistance and support to our products and customers. Fully operational Zodiac Milpro subsidiaries in North America, Europe and Australia, as well as dealers and agents worldwide, are available to discuss your requirements.