Textron's SSC begins on-water testing, preparing for builder's trials

By Justin Katz / April 27, 2018 at 12:39 PM
Textron Marine Systems began on-water testing for the ship-to-shore connector earlier this month and is preparing for builder's trials at the end of this month, according to a company official. Scott Allen, vice president of marine systems for Textron Systems, told Inside the Navy in an April 16 interview that an April 9 test, conducted jointly with the Navy at Textron's facility in New Orleans, had pilots maneuver the LCAC 100 while the craft was tethered in place. "There's enough...

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