Amphibious Crossing Means

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Amphibious Crossing Means

 

equipment designed for the ferrying of military units over water barriers.

Amphibious crossing means may be self-propelled (track-laying amphibious ferries or amphibious personnel carriers and motor vehicles), which move on land and water by their own power, or non-self-propelled (such as folding, inflatable plastic boats), which are brought up to the water barrier on transports and are propelled in the water by outboard motors or oars.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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