Accession Number:

AD0735667

Title:

20-Ton Wheeled Air Cushion Lighter Conceptual Design.

Descriptive Note:

Rept. for Dec 70-Dec 71,

Corporate Author:

ROSENBLATT (M) AND SON INC NEW YORK

Report Date:

1971-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

173.0

Abstract:

The objectives of this project was to perform the concept formulation of a new U.S. Army Lighter of 20-long ton capacity which could transport a MILVAN container and palletized cargo from container ships stationed offshore to shore and inland with a minimum smooth water speed of 15 knots. The design aimed at high reliability and maximum use of commercially available components. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Surface Effect Vehicles and Amphibious Vehicles

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE