Wednesday, June 16, 2021
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Navy

New USMC Hovercraft Costs Skyrocket

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) Textron’s $TXT construction of a new hovercraft for the U.S. Marine Corps, which had been plagued by propeller cracks, gear defects, and initial delivery delays, is...

June 16, 2021
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Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Blog

WATCH: How To Pilot A Hovercraft

Large commercial hovercrafts are fast, highly maneuverable, can operate in a diverse set of environments and are extremely LOUD! But how do you drive one? This video from Apple Pi gives...

March 15, 2017
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Thursday, March 2, 2017
News

WATCH: Canada’s Icebreaking Hovercraft Sipu Muin

The CCGS Sipu Muin is a powerful, heavy hovercraft that is used for icebreaking on hard-to-access areas along the St. Lawrence River where conventional icebreakers cannot navigate. The hovercraft is...

March 2, 2017
Total Views: 103

Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Blog

Russian Hovercraft Parks On Crowded Beach [VIDEO]

Beachgoers in Russia got a little more than they bargained for when a massive military hovercraft made an unexpected landing on a crowded beach. Only in Russia...

August 21, 2013
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Tuesday, September 23, 2008
Interesting

Zubr Class – World’s Largest Military Hovercraft

Gizmodo points us towards the Russian navy’s Zubr Class hovercraft.  Now this is not a new design.  There have been three in service with the Russian Navy since 1988, with...

September 23, 2008
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