USS Kearsarge LCAC Operations

12/28//2013: In this slideshow, LCAC operations are viewed as part of the USS Kearsarge amphibious group.

Credit:USS Kearsarge (LHD 3):10/23/13

  • In the first photo, Sailors from Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4 direct a light armored vehicle (LAV) aboard a landing craft air cushion (LCAC) during LCAC operations with the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).Kearsarge is deployed as part of the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility.
  • In the second photo, Boatswain’s mates direct a landing craft air cushion (LCAC) into the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).
  • In the third photo, Operations Specialist 1st Class Timothy Kiddy from Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4 radios instructions from the deck of a landing craft air cushion (LCAC) during operations with the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).
  • In the fourth photo, a landing craft air cushion (LCAC) from Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4 lands on a beach during operations with the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).
  • In the final photo, a landing craft air cushion (LCAC) from Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4 takes off from a beach during operations with the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

 

 

 

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