Accession Number:

AD0801964

Title:

A REVIEW OF CURRENT AND FUTURE AMPHIBIOUS SURFACE VEHICLES. VOLUME I. VEHICLE REVIEW.

Descriptive Note:

Final technical rept. 28 Jun 65-27 Aug 66,

Corporate Author:

CORNELL AERONAUTICAL LAB INC BUFFALO NY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-10-31

Pagination or Media Count:

267.0

Abstract:

This report is a technical discussion of physical characteristics and performance capabilities of a number of amphibian vehicles. The vehicles selected for discussion are those procured for and used by the Marine Corps. They include 1 the family of armored, assault, personnel carriers, amphibian, 2 the high-speed hydrofoil and planing-hull amphibian vehicles, and 3 the displacement hull rubber-tired amphibian vehicles. Engineering reports published during the period 1956 through 1965 that were concerned with the above vehicles were reviewed. Data from these reports are presented in a form intended to show the development of the vehicles that occurred during the selected time period. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Surface Effect Vehicles and Amphibious Vehicles

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE