Accession Number : AD0771400

Title :   Observations of the Performance of TUCUMCARI (PGH-2) in U.S. Coast Guard Mission Oriented Trials.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : CENTER FOR NAVAL ANALYSES ARLINGTON VA

Personal Author(s) : Mitchell,T. R. ; Donnelly,J. P. ; Nevendorffer,J. A.

Report Date : MAR 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 63

Abstract : The report presents and discusses the observations and data recorded by Center for Naval Analyses observers during the conduct of trials by the U.S. Coast Guard of the U.S. Navy's TUCUMCARI (PGH-2) hydrofoil craft. The primary objectives of these trials were to demonstrate the capabilities and effectiveness of hydrofoil craft in undertaking selected Coast Guard missions. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Hydrofoil craft, *Sea testing, Missions, Hydrofoils, Sea states, Coast Guard, Coastal regions

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE