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Special Operations Craft - Riverine

The Special Operations Craft - Riverine (SOC-R) is designed as a high speed boat with ample weapons and equipment capacity. The mission of the SOC-R craft is to perform Short Range Insertion (SRI) of Special Operation Forces in a riverine environment. The capacity of the boat allows forces to conduct extended operations in waterways that are located well inland. It is also air-transportable.
Special Operations Craft - Riverine Copyright © Chief Mass Communication Specialist Kathryn Whittenberger, U.S. Navy


In active service


Manufacturer: United States Marine, Inc - Gulfport, Mississippi, USA


1 Helmsman
1-3 Gunners (Optional)


8 Navy SEALs
317,51 kilograms of mission gear 700 pounds of mission gear


Length: 10.6 meters 33 feet
Draft: 0.61 meters 2 feet
Propulsion: two Yanmar 6LY2M-STE Diesels
Performance: 880 horsepower
Speed: 40+ knots (74+ kilometers per hour) (46+ miles per hour)
Range: 195+ nautical miles (360+ kilometers) (224+ miles)
Fuel Capacity: ~719 liters 190 gallons