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Tag: Marine Acoustics

Ducks & Drakes
Case Studies, Marine, Transport

Quietening the Duck – an unusual marine sound proofing project.

One of our most unusual marine applications must be the sound proofing of an iconic amphibious vehicle the DUKW or ‘duck’, now used by the London Duck Tour company.

The duck, a half boat half truck, was originally deployed by the allies during WWII and played a crucial part in the Normandy beaches landings of D-Day. In latter years the vehicle saw active service military service until 1966 and the Royal Marines used them as training vehicles until 2012.

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