TITLE

Water Lane Insertion

AUTHOR(S)
Withington, Thomas
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
Armada International;Aug/Sep2009, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses insertion craft used to carry commandos and their equipment from mother ship to shore such as rigid inflatable boats, assault boats and canoes. It describes prototypes of insertion craft such as the Zodiac and Nautiraid canoe of France, Italy's High Speed Intercept Craft and Combatboat 90H craft of Sweden. It talks about the fast craft supplied by Willard Machines and Safe Boats International to the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard which provide armed capability, great speed and stealth.
ACCESSION #
43678717

 

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