Autonomous landing craft to be deployed later this year

By Audrey Decker / May 4, 2022 at 11:59 AM
The Navy and Marine Corps' first autonomous landing craft will deploy later this year with Amphibious Squadron 8 in U.S. 2nd Fleet. The autonomous Landing Craft Utility is the same as an LCU, other than a foot and a half of deck space is lost with added equipment, according to Cmdr. Megan Grubbs, the commanding officer of Assault Craft Unit Two. Amphibious forces use LCUs to transport equipment and troops from ship to shore and around the littorals. While the...

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