Evaluation of Three Proposed Recovery Systems for the Amphibious Assault Landing Craft Program.
NAVAL AIR ENGINEERING CENTER LAKEHURST N J ENGINEERING DEPT (SI)
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This report presents an evaluation of three proposed recovery systems for emergency stopping of air cushion vehicles during docking within LSD Landing Ship Dock craft. The results of a trade-off study indicate that a barricade net, coupled with energy absorbing wire rope is the optimum system for the scheduled amphibious assault craft program demonstration tests, as well as for advanced development. Author
- Surface Effect Vehicles and Amphibious Vehicles