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Landing Craft, Air Cushioned

Landing Craft, Air Cushioned Speed: 46 mph Dimensions: 87 feet 11 inches long by 47 feet wide Load capacity: 60-75 tons Manufacturers: Textron Marine and Land Systems/Avondale Gulfport Marine Background: Transports weapons, vehicles, soldiers and cargo from ships to the shore and across beaches. Can land on 70 percent of the world’s coastline.