combatant ship


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combatant ship

[kəm′bat·ənt ‚ship]
(naval architecture)
A ship whose main function is combat with an ememy.
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Navy combatant ship since World War II, including nuclear-powered and conventionally-powered ships and submarines.
Melinda Matheny, the daughter of a retired Supply Corps officer, attended college on a full Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) scholarship, was commissioned in the Supply Corps, and became the first female Supply Corps officer to be assigned to a combatant ship.
The Office of Naval Research (ONR) and Naval Sea Systems Command recently performed demonstrations of high-energy lasers aboard a moving surface combatant ship, as well as against remotely piloted aircraft.
ESSM will be deployed on Aegis Flight IIa Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers, Aegis Ticonderoga class cruisers, aircraft carriers and the Navy's next-generation surface combatant ship, DD(X).
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The Topspin 360, for instance, was able to respond to a simulated failure of all servers on one half of a combatant ship due to enemy attack and rapidly migrate all applications to servers on the other half of the ship.
Navy combatant ship classes currently under construction and to provide advanced design work for the Navy's next-generation DD(X) destroyer and CVN(X) aircraft carrier programs.
The work forms part of the Navy's new construction program, designed to field new advanced-capability surface combatant ships.
Under the agreement, AAR will support MSC's vertical replenishment program (VERTREP), delivering supplies to support combatant ships at sea.
The Navy changed its policy to allow women to serve on combatant ships in 1993.
Apache, one of Military Sealift Command's four fleet ocean tugs, provides towing, diving platforms and other services to Navy combatant ships at sea.
9 million increment of funding that has been allotted for the contract will focus on motor, drive and electrical system options that are optimized for possible system integration into later flights of DDG-1000 and CG(X) surface combatant ships.