Littoral Operations Drive Need For Coastal Platforms
By Michael Fabey Washington
Source: Aviation Week & Space Technology
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, for example, is developing the Captive Air Amphibious Transporter (CAAT), a tracked vehicle that moves through water with air-filled pontoons on the tracks. CAAT shows potential for transporting 20-40-ft. containers from ship to shore, enabling commercial ships to relieve military vessels.
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