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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Navy's advanced radar for aircraft carriers and amphibious warfare ships, providing simultaneous anti-air warfare, anti-surface warfare, and air traffic control mission capabilities.
The fleet, including the destroyer Admiral Panteleyev, the amphibious warfare ships Peresvet and Admiral Nevelskoi, the tanker Pechenga and the tugboat Fotiy Krylov left the port of Vladivostok on March 19 to join Russia's Mediterranean task force.
Another mundane obstacle to the high-tech approach is that the LCS's MH-60 Sea Hawk helicopter is simply a lot smaller than the MH-53E Sea Dragon that makes up the Navy's existing airborne mine-hunting squadrons, which operate off big-deck amphibious warfare ships and carriers.
Another obstacle to the high-tech approach is that the LCS's MH-60 Sea Hawk helicopter is simply a lot smaller than the MH-53E Sea Dragon that makes up the US Navy's existing airborne mine-hunting squadrons, which operate off big-deck amphibious warfare ships and carriers.
ADNS Inc IIA ships, like the Enterprise and other aircraft carriers and amphibious warfare ships (LHA/LHD), similarly equipped with super high frequency (SHF) satellite communications AN/WSC-6(V)5, or (V)7 terminals capable of supporting dual DSCS data paths, have experienced bandwidth limitations resulting from the inability of the systems to dynamically load balance or dynamically allocate bandwidth.
The United States is reported to have at least 11 naval vessels in the Mediterranean, including three submarines, two destroyers, two amphibious warfare ships and the USS Mount Whitney, a command-and-control vessel that is the flagship of the Navy's 6th Fleet.
Navy's next- generation class of amphibious warfare ships.
In recent years, the Navy has used nuclear propulsion systems for its submarines and most aircraft carriers and conventional propulsion systems that rely on fossil fuel for its surface combatants and amphibious warfare ships.
Marine Corps enthusiasts will like the chapters on amphibious warfare ships and landing craft, describing new ships and programs along with many tables.
It is investing in attack helicopters, new fighter aircraft, amphibious warfare ships and large transport aircraft.
They include the destroyer "Admiral Panteleyev," two amphibious warfare ships, the "Peresvet" and the "Admiral Nevelskoi," as well as a tanker and a tugboat.