As with all SSL’s METS® the size and characteristics of this version are relative to egress and scaled to the actual RB-S. In addition to accommodating the full crew cabin and full forward and aft decks and Samson posts, features include components such as coxswain, navigator, and crew seats; sliding doors, aft door, cuddy cabin hatch; steering, engine gearshift, throttle controls; and radar / navigation / communication instruments.

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METS® Model RB-S can be customized to suit your needs. Please see the options below. If you have any questions, please contact us.
Characteristics Specifications
All tolerances of the METS® Model RB-S are within ½” the sizing of the actual RB-S
Overall Length 234” (5931 mm)
Aft Window InsideFrame Inside 75” (1905 mm)71” (1803 mm)
Interior Height 77″ (1956 mm)
Outside Diameter 114” (2889 mm)
Cradled Height 132” (3353 mm) (From Trolley Shackle to Floor)
Cradled Height (Without Trolley) 117” (2972 mm) (From Top of Ring to Floor)
Weight (With Interior Components) Approximately 9150 lbs (4150 kg)
Weight (With Maximum Passengers) Approximately 10900 lbs (4944 kg)
Maximum Passengers Immersed 10 (at 175 lbs {80 kg} Per Passenger)
Maximum Passengers Surface Evacuation 10 (at 175 lbs {80 kg} Per Passenger)
Interior Configuration Options Multiple / Unlimited (Based on FRC / RIB Model)
Fast Rescue Craft / Rigid Inflatable Boat Multiple / Unlimited (Based on FRC / RIB Model)
METS® Preferred Lift Handling System Options SSL’s Personnel-Rated SmartJib™, Cross Gantry Hoist (XGH™), or Twin Gantry Hoist (TGH™) all having Dual Drives, Dual Cabling, Redundant Retract System, and a Fail-Safe Leveling Plate
On Site Commissioning, Maintenance Training Required (to Validate Warranties) Yes (Alternatively, Training can be Delivered at Survival Systems Limited in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada)
Aircraft Ditching Training Required Yes, at Client’s Site, or at Survival Systems Limited’s Site
Colour (Custom Color Available) Interior / Exterior – Orange, Gray
Rotation System (Passive) 180 Degree Inversion via Buoyancy Pods
Brake System (Pneumatic) Supply 150 psi (10.2 bar) to Air System Mounted on Lift SystemOperating Pressure 80 psi (5.44 bar) MinimumOperating Pressure 120 psi (8.16 bar) Maximum0.34 Cubic Feet Per Cycle @ 1 atm (1 bar)
  • Model 12000 lb  SmartJib™
  • Cross Gantry Hoist (XGH™)
  • Twin Gantry Hoist (TGH™)
  • United States Coast Guard (North Carolina, USA)

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