TITLE

Fast Amphibian

AUTHOR(S)
Goodman Jr., Glenn W.
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Sea Power;May2006, Vol. 49 Issue 5, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the amphibious assault vehicle called the Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle (EFV) of the U.S. Marine Corps that was manufactured by General Dynamics Amphibious Systems. It has two water jets that make it operational in the water and in land-based operations. It has a speed of 25 knots at sea and 45 miles per hour on land. The EFV will provide the Marines better warfighting capabilities.
ACCESSION #
21722297

 

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