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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The Lake Amphibian Club is now the bona fide Lake amphibian type club and its directors and members will be happy to assist any current or potential owner or pilot of a Lake amphib in any we can.
Trends in amphib ian occupancy in the United States.
Tenders are invited for Supply of kck2 and amphib iv type geophone connectors
Having a larger fixed-wing aircraft that could fly off of an amphib.
Aircraft designer Burt Rutan returned after an absence of several years to talk about his new SkiGull amphibian design, and Icon delivered their first A5 amphib LSA to EAA's Young Eagles.
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).
We were to pick up a Norwegian Sailor from his vessel, Fridtjof Nansen, and transport him plus their English-speaking doctor to a big deck Amphib for emergency surgery.
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.
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.
The "Steamin' Amphib," as my new command was called, had a great reputation.