Technical and Operational Characteristics of High Performance Watercraft,
COAST GUARD RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER GROTON CONN
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This report catalogues high performance watercraft and their capabilities for Coast Guard personnel. It provides general operational and technical information regarding hydrofoils, hovercraft, mono-hull and multi-hull high performance vehicles and is divided into three sections for ease of reference. The first section deals with the technical and operational characteristics of the generic craft themselves while the second section compares craft capabilities. The third section abstracts available HPWC literature.
- Surface Effect Vehicles and Amphibious Vehicles