ship-to-shore movement


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ship-to-shore movement

[¦ship tə ¦shȯr ′müv·mənt]
(ordnance)
That portion of the assault phase of an amphibious operation which includes the deployment of the landing force from the assault shipping to designated landing areas.
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A rifle company that was preparing to deploy to Okinawa, Japan, joined the exercise to become familiar with ship-to-shore movements and shipboard life as it relates to amtracs, Spiese said.