TITLE

Amphibious Landing Craft

AUTHOR(S)
Valpolini, Paolo
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
Armada International;Feb/Mar2010, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
48267117

 

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