amphibious transport dock


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amphibious transport dock

A ship designed to transport and land troops, equipment, and supplies by means of embarked landing craft, amphibious vehicles, and helicopters. Designated as LPD.
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Sailors are served meals native to the city of New Orleans as part of the amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) mess decks grand re-opening after renovation.
Four Type 726s are usually carried in a Type 071 amphibious transport dock well deck.
In 2009, a US Navy Los Angeles-class nuclear-powered submarine collided with a San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock in the strait.
Shipbuilding sales rose 14 percent as a result of increased work on several Navy programs including the Virginia-class submarines, an amphibious transport dock ship and a class of destroyers.
USS Hartford and USS New Orleans, an amphibious transport dock ship, were deployed to the US 5th Fleet area of operations when the accident occurred on March 20.
By remelting the steel that once reinforced the WTC and turning it into a bow stem for the USS New York--an amphibious transport dock warship--the metalcasting industry has helped give the WTC a new life defending its country.
The celebration includes public tours of a Whidbey Island class dock landing ship and an Austin class amphibious transport dock ship from 10 a.
6 billion was devoted to new ship construction in six ship classes--96 percent of which was allocated to four classes: Arleigh Burke class destroyer, Nimitz class aircraft carrier, San Antonio class amphibious transport dock ship, and the Virginia class submarine.
England announced the name of the Navy's newest amphibious transport dock ship, San Diego (LPD 22), which honors the long-standing relationship between the Navy and city residents.
Amphibious transport dock ships also are used to transport and employ Marine forces.
While no basic reorganizations have been necessary, this edition offers material on major new systems--what was to have been the Zumwalt-class (DD 21) land-attack destroyer, the Virginia-class (SSN 774) attack submarine, the San Antonio (LPD 17) amphibious transport dock, and the Joint Strike Fighter.
The amphibious transport dock Juneau is now preparing to leave port.
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