Umoe Mandal - T-Craft

T-Craft



Umoe Mandal was awarded both Phase I and II efforts to develop the new and innovative T-Craft design for the Office of Naval Research (ONR).
The vessel was developed as a hybrid Surface Effect Ship (SES) and Hovercraft vessel, based on a full composite material structure.

The vessel is able to transit open oceans unsupported, carry equipment or troops from Sea Base to shore, transiting mud flats and landing is cargo dry feet on the beach.