An interesting article comparing a World War 2 amphibious landing craft to a more modern amphibious combat vehicle (ACV). Check it out here: http://lockheedmartin.com/us/news/features/2015/acv-amphibious-combat-vehicle.html
- Write a paragraph outlining some of the engineering challenges one faces when designing a craft that can travel on both water and land. How are some of the challenges overcome by the Lockheed Martin engineers?
- Find the percent of increase of the vehicle’s payload from WW2 until the present day (Payload means “amount of weight it can carry”).
- Find the percent of increase of the vehicle’s horsepower from WW2 until the present day.