WATCH: This Tank With Pontoon Treads Floats On Water

Posted Aug 11, 2012

The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is known for spearheading the development of the Internet.  One of their more recent projects is known as the Captive Air Amphibious Transporters (CAAT).  The CAAT has air-filled pontoons on a tank with a tread-like design that enables them to carry containers over water and directly onto the shore.  The vehicle was created as part of DARPA’s Tactically Expandable Maritime Platform (TEMP).  Check out the video below: