Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC)
By kjfitz @ 2009-03-23 20:38:27
At Textron Marine manufacturing facility.
The Landing Craft, Air Cushioned (LCAC) is a class of air-cushion vehicle/hovercraft used as landing craft by the United States Navy, the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and the British Royal Navy. They transport weapons systems, equipment, cargo and personnel of the assault elements of the Marine Air/Ground Task Force both from ship to shore and across the beach.