LCAC (Mark I and II) classes Weapon Systems // Ships // Amphibious

Country of Origin: USA

The LCAC is part of a triad of landing systems envisioned to help the Marine Corps achieve its 21st century amphibious concept "Operational Maneuver from the Sea." Together with the Osprey (MV-22 ) tilt rotor aircraft and Advanced Amphibious Assault Vehicle, the LCAC will bring Marines to unexpected points beyond the beachhead. Combined with the subset tactic, "Ship to Objective Maneuver," the Marine Corps hopes to avoid attrition-based "D-Day" type beach assaults. The original Navy-Marine...


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