Accession Number:

AD0755767

Title:

MLB/SERV (Motor Life Boats/Surface Effect Rescue Vehicles) Operation Study

Descriptive Note:

Rept. for 1 Jul-31 Dec 1972

Corporate Author:

MLB/SERV UNIT SAN FRANCISCO CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1973-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

203.0

Abstract:

The United States Coast Guard has conducted an extensive operational study of a combined boat and surface effect rescue vehicle concept of operations. The study was conducted with the use of two CG 44 foot motor life boats MLB and two Bell SK-5 surface effect rescue vehicle SERV. The primary objective of the study was to develop more extensive and accurate information that would enable a better assessment of the actual value of the SERV in all Coast Guard mission areas, as it compared to other CG surface and air facilities.

Subject Categories:

  • Surface Effect Vehicles and Amphibious Vehicles
  • Escape, Rescue and Survival

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE