Accession Number:

ADA615034

Title:

Ship to Shore Connector Amphibious Craft (SSC)

Descriptive Note:

Selected acquisition rept.

Corporate Author:

NAVY PEO (SHIPS) WASHINGTON NAVY YARD DC AMPHIBIOUS WARFARE PROGRAM OFFICE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2013-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

43.0

Abstract:

Ship to Shore Connector SSC is the Landing Craft, Air Cushion LCAC replacement. It is an Air Cushion Vehicle with the same footprint as the LCAC Service Life Extension Program. The SSC mission is to land surface assault elements in support of Operational Maneuver from the Sea at Over-The-Horizon distances, while operating from amphibious ships and mobile landing platforms. The primary role of SSC is to transport weapon systems, equipment, cargo, and personnel of the assault elements of the Marine Expeditionary Brigades and the Army Brigade Combat Teams during Ship-to-Objective Maneuver and Prepare for Movement operations.

Subject Categories:

  • Surface Effect Vehicles and Amphibious Vehicles
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE