Accession Number : AD1019533

Title :   Ship to Shore Connector Amphibious Craft (SSC)

Descriptive Note : Technical Report

Corporate Author : U.S. Navy Washington United States

Personal Author(s) : Rivers,Thomas

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Report Date : 01 Dec 2015

Pagination or Media Count : 40

Abstract : Ship to Shore Connector (SSC) is the Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC) replacement. It is an Air Cushion Vehicle with the same footprint as the LCAC Service Life Extension Program. The SSC mission is to land surface assault elements in support of Operational Maneuver from the Sea at Over-The-Horizon distances, while operating from amphibious ships and mobile landing platforms. The primary role of SSC is to transport weapon systems, equipment, cargo, and personnel of the assault elements of the Marine Expeditionary Brigades and the Army Brigade Combat Teams during Ship-to-Objective Maneuver and Prepare for Movement operations.

Descriptors :   BUDGETS , NAVY , AMPHIBIOUS VEHICLES , AMPHIBIOUS OPERATIONS , test and evaluation , procurement , cost estimates , contracts , military acquisition , cost analysis , costs , landing craft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE