MK VI Patrol Boat

U.S. Navy Photo

The U.S. Navy's MK VI Patrol Boat will carry a variety of unmanned systems.  At Sea Air Space 15, the boat displayed a PUMA UAV. It will also be configured to carry two MK 18 Mod 2 Kingfish mine hunting UUVs.  The 85 foot craft has a cruising speed of 30 knots, a maximum speed of 40+knots, and carries a variety of remotely and manually operated guns of various calibers.

The Navy accepted delivery of the first boat on August 27, 2014 and will purchase 10 of the craft.