Image of the Day: LCAC 4 in Warfare Training
Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) 4 conducts amphibious mobile warfare training with the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7).
Iwo Jima is underway conducting amphibious integration training.
The Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) is a class of air-cushion vehicle (hovercraft) used as landing craft by the United States Navy’s Assault Craft Units and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF). They transport weapons systems, equipment, cargo and personnel of the assault elements of the Marine Air/Ground Task Force both from ship to shore and across the beach.