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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They include the destroyer "Admiral Panteleyev," two amphibious warfare ships, the "Peresvet" and the "Admiral Nevelskoi," as well as a tanker and a tugboat.
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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.
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