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What does ACV stand for?

ACV stands for Air Cushion Vehicle

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USS Essex (LHD 2) embarked landing craft and air cushion vehicles with the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force on 6 December 2010, as part of exercise Keen Sword 2010.
Payload 60 tonnes (75 150 tonnes 12 tonnes overload) Speed > 40 knots with 60 knots 45 knots payload Range 200 nm at 40 300 nm 5 hours knots Personnel capacity 24 troops 180 140 360 more 60-89 with Personnel using the combat Transport materiel Module compartment Vehicles capacity 12 HMMWV or 4 3 MBTs or 10 Light vehicles LAV or 1 M1A1 LAVs or 8 APCs (Bv-206) Ro-Ro Yes Yes No Britain Griffon Hoverwork, part of the Bland Group, is producing numerous air cushion vehicles, among which is the 8100TD, a military derivative of the 8000TD, three of which have been acquired by Sweden for serving with its Amphibious Battalion.
1955 The hovercraft, or air cushion vehicle, was patented by British engineer Christopher Cockerell.
1955 The hovercraft, or air cushion vehicle, was patented by British engineer Christopher Cockerell.
As a critical element in future expeditionary strike groups, the ship will support the Marine Corps mobility triad, which consists of the landing craft air cushion vehicle, the Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle and the Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft (MV-22).
The Textron team, including aluminum manufacturing and performance expert Alcoa Defense and command, control and navigation systems industry leader L-3 Communications, brings together more than 55 years experience in Air Cushion Vehicle (ACV) engineering, design, specialty materials, systems integration, manufacturing, high-rate production and service life extension with the only facility in the world that has successfully produced 10 SSC-like craft per year - Textron Marine & Land Systems' shipyard.