MONSTER TRUCK US military Ultra Heavy Lift Amphibious Connector

MONSTER TRUCK US military Ultra Heavy Lift Amphibious Connector

New concept for the US Marine Corps A potential replacement for the Marines' 20-year-old air cushioned ship-to-shore craft has foam runners and a massive payload.
Officials with the Marine Corps Warfighting Lab, in conjunction with the Office of Naval Research, conducted a technical assessment earlier this month with a half-scale version of the Ultra Heavy-Lift Amphibious Connector, a high-tech craft being developed as an option to replace the Landing Craft Air Cushioned as a vehicle to bring troops, vehicles and gear ashore. The UHAC has also been discussed as a replacement for the Landing Craft Utility, another Navy ship-to-shore connector, but Warfighting Lab officials said they were especially interested in how the UHAC stacked up against the LCAC.

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