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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Audrey Collier, the lead AMW WTI for the ARG SWATT, noted that being able to exercise landing craft utility and landing craft air cushion movements and practicing primary and secondary ship control duties for ship-to-shore movements was key to increasing the ARGs mission readiness.
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.