Amphibious Landing Craft

Valpolini, Paolo
February 2010
Armada International;Feb/Mar2010, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p14
The article focuses on the evolution of different designs of landing crafts. The U.S. Navy has launched the programme for the Ship-to-Shore Connector (SSC) air cushion craft with increased payload, range of speed, a reduced crew, maintenance and operational costs and increased reliability and maintainability. A series of high-speed landing craft was developed by Scandinavian countries to be able to deploy infantry subunits ashore.


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