combat ship

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Noun1.combat ship - a government ship that is available for waging warcombat ship - a government ship that is available for waging war
aircraft carrier, attack aircraft carrier, flattop, carrier - a large warship that carries planes and has a long flat deck for takeoffs and landings
battleship, battlewagon - large and heavily armoured warship
capital ship - a warship of the first rank in size and armament
conning tower - an armored pilothouse on a warship
corvette - a highly maneuverable escort warship; smaller than a destroyer
cruiser - a large fast warship; smaller than a battleship and larger than a destroyer
destroyer, guided missile destroyer - a small fast lightly armored but heavily armed warship
destroyer escort - warship smaller than a destroyer; designed to escort fleets or convoys
frigate - a United States warship larger than a destroyer and smaller than a cruiser
frigate - a medium size square-rigged warship of the 18th and 19th centuries
guard ship - a warship (at anchor or under way) required to maintain a higher degree of readiness than others in its squadron
ironclad - a wooden warship of the 19th century that is plated with iron or steel armor
man-of-war, ship of the line - a warship intended for combat
military vehicle - vehicle used by the armed forces
naval gun - naval weaponry consisting of a large gun carried on a warship
privateer - a privately owned warship commissioned to prey on the commercial shipping or warships of an enemy nation
ship - a vessel that carries passengers or freight
sloop of war - a sailing or steam warship having cannons on only one deck
submersible warship, submersible - a warship designed to operate under water
surface ship - a warship that operates on the surface of the water
three-decker - a warship carrying guns on three decks
torpedo boat - small high-speed warship designed for torpedo attacks in coastal waters
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
fleet - a group of warships organized as a tactical unit
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By providing this funding, the Navy demonstrates its commitment to the Lockheed Martin-led team in building the advanced Freedom-variant littoral combat ship," said Joe North, vice president of Littoral Ships and Systems at Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training.
Austal has launched the twelfth Independence-class Littoral Combat Ship, the future USS Omaha (LCS 12), at its state-of-the-art ship manufacturing facility in Mobile, Alabama, on Friday 20th November 2015.
The integrated communications system from electronics company Rohde & Schwarz has been selected by the British company BAE Systems for the Royal Navy's Type 26 Global Combat Ship.
The littoral combat ship had come under relentless criticism after Pentagon testers conduded it lacked sufficient firepower to survive in heavy combat.
Initiated in 2002, the new littoral combat ship is touted as a fast and agile platform that can operate in near-shore environments.
LocKwood-based gears specialist David Brown has been awarded one of the first design contracts for Key elements of the Type 26 Global Combat Ship.
Navy's new small combat ship, the USS Freedom, the first of a new class of littoral warships recently deployed to Asia.
Singapore, April 18 (Xinhua-ANI): USS Freedom, the first littoral combat ship (LCS) of the United States Navy, arrived in Singapore on Thursday on its eight-month maiden deployment.
US third Littoral Combat Ship, USS Fort Worth (LCS 3), successfully completed its U.
ANKARA, September 28, 2011(TUR) - Turkish dailies mostly covered in their Wednesday's issue the terrorist organization PKK's attacks, the ceremony for the first nationally designed combat ship TCG Heybeliada and Vision 2050's report on Turkey.
International interest in Littoral Combat Ship increases.
and General Dynamics Corp, which teamed up to build a Littoral Combat Ship for the US Navy, as is Lockheed.

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