If I was a potential customer looking at a 60' SAR vessel i would expect the demonstrator to have a fully featured, multi redundant and fully functional instrumentation suite. Ie not a cobbled together solution.
SAR is a capability and not just a boat. That capability requires as a minimum a fully integrated, multi redundant boat, propulsion
, instrumentation, ergonomics, human factors, sensors, effectors, maintainability, through life support, etc.
To sell the above you will need to demonstrate the vessel in degraded states, realistic scenarios, etc. Could you do this convincingly with the instrumentation suite you suggest?
Any prototype needs to be well funded. If you are budget
constrained building the first prototype this would be a red flag for any government
or similar potential customer.
What exactly is your target market?
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