Boeing, Fincantieri Team for U.S. Hovercraft Offer

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  1. kach22i
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    If anyone has images or further information, please post it here. See the pdf link for concept images.
    http://www.dt.navy.mil/cisd/presentations/01_04 AOA_Carlson.pdf

    Boeing, Fincantieri Team for U.S. Hovercraft Offer
    http://www.defensenews.com/story.php?i=407...c=AME&s=SEA
    I found this by doing a search for "Boeing Hovercraft" after re-reading the Hovernews Nov/Dec 2008 article by Gerald W. Crisman where in 1960 Boeing had no interest in hovercraft.

    I guess some things do change if given enough time.

    Marinette Marine, a Fincantieri Company, and Boeing Team for Navy LCAC Replacement Program
    http://www.boeing.com/news/releases/2009/q2/090504a_nr.html
    https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&amp...amp;au=&ck=

    Marinette teams with Boeing for Navy hovercraft program

    http://www.marinelog.com/DOCS/NEWSMMIX/2009may00160.html

    SSC - Ship to Shore Connector
    See page 8 for contractors involved, page 17 for concept images.
    http://www.dt.navy.mil/cisd/presentations/...AOA_Carlson.pdf


    Fincantieri & Boeing Team $4Bn LCAC Replace
    http://www.intell.rtaf.mi.th/newsdetail.asp?id=50793

    Fincantieri, Boeing to build hovercraft fleet
    http://www.bairdmaritime.com/index....to-build-hovercraft-fleet-&catid=73&Itemid=65
    Tuesday, 05 May 2009 23:29
     
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