amphibious assault ship

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amphibious assault ship

[‚am′fib·ē·əs ə′sȯlt ‚ship]
(naval architecture)
A ship designed to transport and land troops, equipment, and supplies by means of embarked helicopters.
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In short, in maritime relief operations the ownership of an amphib makes the difference between a leadership role (including the ability to manage and steer the course of the operation) and a support role (in which another navy calls the shots).
3 32 m Crew 1,059 254+172 Propulsion 2GT, 2 ElectrMot 1GT,2DG+2Pod Speed (knots) 22+ 21 Range/knots 9,500/20 9,000/15 Amphib Force 1,687 1,009 Dock capacity No/2LCAC * 4LCM-1E Amphibious craft 2 LCAC in the dock 4 LCM + 4 Supercat Flight Deck dim 5,440msq Ski-jump Not Necessary Yes Helo spots 9 6 Air Wing Max 9 F-35B + 25mixhelos 12NH90 10AV-8B V/STOLMax 23 F-35B/2 helo 19 AV-8B Hangar 2,409m2 985m2 Elevators 2 2 Hospital 24 beds 18 beds Main Mistral BPC SanMarcoMod/BDSL Characteristics Prime/Shipbuilder DCNSSTX France OSN Fincantieri Customers FR/RUS Italy-Algeria Deliveries/Orders 3/2+2 3/1 Commission 2006 1988/2014 * Displacement 21,300t 6.
To the uninvolved observer it was an eye-catching flight demonstration, but definitely not conducive to safe flight operations on a big deck amphib.
All lizards and amphib <sphenocephala) had very low captures from November through January.
The amphib is without question the most utilitarian ship in the fleet.
Mammal Bird # Prey State Year # of nests items # % # % IA 1977-1978 7 115 41 36 3 3 IN 1999-2000 8 195 82 42 17 9 MA 1974 4 46 33 72 2 4 MD 1978-1979 17 30 23 77 l 3 MI 1942/1948 29 1 583 41 228 16 NY 1939-1942 16 -- -- 58 -- 8 OH 1997-2001 21 198 64 33 14 7 WI 1973-1979 9 97 57 59 1 1 AR 2004-2005 20 1,139 69 6 4 0 GA 1994 8 181 34 19 15 8 MO 1982-1983 3 -- -- 17 -- 0 TX 2005-2006 10 1,315 197 15 63 5 Reptile Amphib.
The "Steamin' Amphib," as my new command was called, had a great reputation.
We can use technology to do ship control, to navigate and help us fight in the combat systems world, but being a straight-stick amphib guy my entire career, when it comes down to operating a well-deck, you can't use a whole lot of technology down there," said Kastner.
After finishing up a two-year tour as the safety officer on a large-deck amphib, I am intimately familiar with the difficulty in trying to educate naval personnel about safety.
Bridging amphib ious lorries were effectively used as boats to ferry the tanks over the canal - which has never been done before operationally.
One of his designs, the Krucker Amphib, received the 2002 Innovation Award in the ultralight category during the Experimental Aircraft Association's 50th annual AirVenture Convention and Air Show in Osbkosh, Wis.
When an amphib knows in advance they will be working with joint/coalition partners, we suggest preparing training aids specific to the ship.