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a craft capable of moving over water or land on a cushion of air created by jet engines

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Engility Holdings Inc (NYSE:EGL) announced on Tuesday the award of a USD29m contract supporting the Naval Surface Warfare Centre Panama City Division (NSWC PCD) to deliver a broad spectrum of engineering services for Air Cushion Vehicles (ACV).
The 21 metres long Air Cushion Vehicle with 31 tonnes displacement can achieve a maximum speed of 45 knots.
USS Essex (LHD 2) embarked landing craft and air cushion vehicles with the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force on 6 December 2010, as part of exercise Keen Sword 2010.
Griffon Hoverwork, part of the Bland Group, is producing numerous air cushion vehicles, among which is the 8100TD, a military derivative of the 8000TD, three of which have been acquired by Sweden for serving with its Amphibious Battalion.
Key statement: An abrasion-resistant skirt material for use with air cushion vehicles having at least one air chamber.
Our experienced team is eager to get to work building air cushion vehicles once again in our shipyard and supporting the U.
He will represent AeroGo engineered and standard air caster products including air pallets, planks, load modules, drives and air cushion vehicles for aerospace, power, manufacturing, rigging and clean room applications.