Accession Number:

AD0893177

Title:

An Analysis of Amphibious Cargo Barge Systems.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

PRESEARCH INC ARLINGTON VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-10-30

Pagination or Media Count:

145.0

Abstract:

This report summarizes a study of several towed cargo barge systems. Cargo movement performance is determined for systems containing displacement, planing hull, hydrofoil and air cushion barges towed by displacement craft, air cushion craft or helicopters. The utility of these towed systems is assessed in amphibious and replenishment operations. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Surface Effect Vehicles and Amphibious Vehicles

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE