Final phase of Ship-to-Shore Connector builder's trials set for next week

By Jason Sherman  
August 15, 2019 at 12:27 PM
The lead craft in the Navy's Ship-to-Shore Connector program -- a $5.4 billion project to modernize the fleet of combat hovercraft used to move Marine Corps ground vehicles, cargo and personnel from sea to land -- is readying to execute next week the final stage of builder's trials, a prelude to follow-on government acceptance trials and then delivery this fall. Textron Systems Marine & Land Systems, New Orleans, LA, is slated to take Craft 100 on Lake Pontchartrain and put...

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