Accession Number:

AD0849055

Title:

Trip Report - SK-5 Air Cushion Vehicle

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY COMBAT DEVELOPMENTS COMMAND APO SAN FRANCISCO 96375 LIAISON DETACHMENT

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1968-08-15

Pagination or Media Count:

37.0

Abstract:

The Air Cushion Vehicle Unit was visited to determine what doctrine and techniques of employment are being used, the optimum organization for combat operations and material aspects of the unit. The report contains a narrative of the doctrine, organization, equipment and training of the unit. The information was compiled from interviews with personnel of the unit and the observations of LTC Harper. The reader is reminded that the doctrine and techniques stated in this report are projected for a larger organization based on the combat experiences of the current unit, equipped with three air cushion vehicles.

Subject Categories:

  • Surface Effect Vehicles and Amphibious Vehicles
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE