- Oct 9, 2009
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A 1975 study carried out for the ONR, titled 'FEASIBILITY STUDY OF HELICOPTER-TOWED AIR CUSHION LOGISTIC VEHICLES'.
A feasibility study of a helicopter-towed air cushion logistic vehicle
(ACLV) was performed. The scope of the study encompassed movement
of loaded LASH system lighters on unmanned air-cushion platforms
from an off-shore ship onto a sand beach in support of amphibious
assault operations. Motive power is to be provided by towing with