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Shock mitigating universal launch and recovery system

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NSWCCD

A universal launch and recovery system that may be used to launch or recover/receive water vessels. The launch and recovery system including a deployable ramp having a shock mitigating arrangement, including bumpers, fenders and a bow stopping guard arranged to accommodate vessels of different geometries.

Inventors: 
Caccamo, Matthew P.; Gaston, Gregory V.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Handling and Transportation
FIle Date: 
2012-06-28
Grant Date: 
2014-09-02
Grant time: 
796 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
14
Claim count percentile rank: 
3
Citations percentile rank: 
2
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US NAVY