Status Active
Photo Photograph of the platform
Description The LARC-5 (Lighter Amphibious Resupply Cargo) is an Army amphibious vehicle that is used to deploy instruments, support diving activities, collect data, and tow a variety of sensor and survey "sleds". The LARC-5 survey vehicle is 10.6 m (35 ft) long, 3 m (10.2 ft) wide and 3.3 m (11 ft) tall. It has a maximum land speed of 40 kph (25 mph) and approximately 11 kph in water, with a typical survey speed of 7 kph.
Platform type Vessel > Class 2 > Class 2 boats range from 26 to 40 feet.
USGS Center USGS, St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center (SPCMSC)
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers(USACE)

Usage of this platform

Field activity Center Survey location and description
13CCH06 SPCMSC Fire Island, NY
2021-326-FA SPCMSC USACE Field Research Facility, Duck, NC, Atlantic Ocean