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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Exclusive amphib and wheel plane charter service is also available.
The latest Kodiak 100 Series II has a change in personality from earlier versions, which in my view lacked some refinements that buyers expect in an airplane that's north of $2 million, and closer to $3 million when equipped with the Aerocet two-piece carbon fiber amphib floats.
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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.
Navy continues to suffer from poor decision making among a small number of commanding officers (COs), as demonstrated by continued headlines: "Squadron Commander Relieved of Duty after Alleged Drunk Driving Incident"; (1) "Amphib [amphibious force] CO Fired, Source Says Linked to Alleged Bribery Scheme"; (2) "Sub Commander Relieved of Duty after Woman Alleges He Faked Death to End Affair"; (3) "Navy Investigates ex-Blue Angels Commander after Complaint He Allowed Sexual Harassment"; (4) and "Navy Skipper Abdicated Command." (5) Since the publication in these pages in 2012 of Captain Mark F.
The "Big Deck Amphib" Landing Helicopter Dock/Assault platform (LHD/LHA) requirement is gaining momentum with funding for new LHA replacement--LHA(R) class ships and the planned mid-life upgrade of the Wasp class LHDs.
All lizards and amphib <sphenocephala) had very low captures from November through January.
The "Steamin' Amphib," as my new command was called, had a great reputation.