Accession Number:

ADA250133

Title:

Evaluation of the High Sea State Container Transfer System (HISEACOSTS) and Pontoon Air Cushion Kit (PACK) Technology Demonstration During Joint Logistics Over-the-Shore (J-LOTS III-91)

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Aug-Sep 1991,

Corporate Author:

ARMY BELVOIR RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING CENTER FORT BELVOIR VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1992-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

92.0

Abstract:

The Belvoir Research, Development and Engineering Center BRDEC developed the Pontoon Air Cushion Kit PACK technology demonstrator to enhance MCS mobility and amphibious capability during LOTS operations. This technical report the results of these technology demonstrations during the J-LOTS III exercises, at Fort Story, VA, 4-26 September 1991. BRDEC developed the High Sea State Container Transfer System HISEACOTS technology demonstrator to enable in-stream container cargo transfer from crane ships to Army hovercraft lighterage in high sea states.

Subject Categories:

  • Marine Engineering
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE