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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).
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.
"We are inducting some Air Cushion Vehicles (ACVs) and since they (Coast Guard) have expertise in it, we will be carrying joint training and ultimately joint exercise along with Coast Guards on how to operate this ACVs inland and along the coastal area," General Rawat told ANI.
Tak will represent AeroGo engineered and standard air caster products including air pallets, planks, load modules, planks and air cushion vehicles for aerospace, power, manufacturing, rigging and clean room applications.