Col. (Dr.) Andrew “Drew” Morgan was selected to be a NASA astronaut in 2013 when he was serving as.
Swiftships 35m Patrol Boat
Swiftships 35m Patrol Boat hull and superstructure are constructed of all-welded aluminum alloy. The hull includes seven watertight bulkheads forming eight watertight compartments. Boats can be refueled at sea using side-by-side procedures, and run on #2 diesel fuel. The functionality of this vessel is to contain and conquer almost any aerial and subsea enemy threats. Weather survivability includes sea state 5 survival at the best heading and fully operational capability at sea state 3. These boats currently used by the Iraqi Navy are part of the country's 3rd largest FMS contract also delivering arms, ammunition, training, and maintenance programs. Twelve Coastal Patrol Crafts have been delivered to Umm Qasr, Iraq since 2010.