amphibious assault


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amphibious assault

The principal type of amphibious operation that involves establishing a force on a hostile or potentially hostile shore. See also assault; assault phase.
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Noun1.amphibious assault - an amphibious operation attacking a land base that is carried out by troops that are landed by naval shipsamphibious assault - an amphibious operation attacking a land base that is carried out by troops that are landed by naval ships
amphibious operation - a military operation by both land and sea forces
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