- Combat Support Boat
The Combat Support Boat is a boat in use with the British Army. It is a powerful, versatile craft whose major role is to support both bridging and amphibious operations. Powered by Water jet propulsion it has a high thrust at shallow draught. It is also be used as a general-purpose working boat and is used in support of diving operations, ship-to-shore re-supply and inland water patrols. A purpose-built trailer was designed for the Combat Support Boat which aids launching and recovery. The Combat Support Boat is used by the Royal Engineers in support of bridging, military diving and riverine patrol operations and the Royal Marines for littoral operations. It saw successful service in Iraq.
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