This paper presents a description of a new ship technology called the Mobil Ocean System. The Mobil Ocean System (RDIF) is a recently patented marine platform technology that is both high speed and very stable in open ocean conditions, (Patent No. 6,341,573 B1). The RDIF is configured as a transformable ship with an upper hull and lower catamaran hulls. The upper hull contains the habitability spaces, prime movers, and operational platform. The lower catamaran hulls are pivotal at each end; they separate at the center and swing down to form a spar hull configuration. The RDIF employs the principle of the spar hull, which provides a very stable platform in the seaway. Combining the spar catamaran hulls as part of a horizontal ship configuration provides the capability for the ship to be transformed from a conventional ship into a stable ocean platform and back again. The RDIF has both multi-industrial and military uses including: 1. Seabasing platform, RDIF/SB. 2. Missile Defense, RDIF/MD. 3. Open-ocean aquaculture and fish process plant, RDIF/A. 4. Renewable energy generation, possible hydrogen and potable water production plant, RDIF/E. 5. Space vehicle launch platform, equatorial and polar launches, RDIF/L. The RDIF has applicability to the private sector or Government customers who have requirements for a high speed and an open ocean mobile stable platform. We are developing the RDIF to meet specified customer requirements, we are providing the naval architecture and engineering design, and we will oversee construction of the platform. As with many new enabling technologies, the military or industry user may not see a current requirement because the capability that new technology provides has not been available before. Projecting into the future, applying entrepreneurial thinking to develop new applications and mission requirements, and operational scenario, are what is needed to take full advantage of this new emerging technology. Thinking “outside the box” will gain the best advantage when applying the new novel RDIF technology. This paper presents a description of the RDIF technology, data on validation of concept, and expands on how the technology may be deployed both in the military and commercial use.

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