attack cargo ship

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attack cargo ship

A naval ship designed or converted to transport combat-loaded cargo in an assault landing. Capabilities as to carrying landing craft, speed of ship, armament, and size of hatches and booms are greater than those of comparable cargo ship types. Designated as LKA.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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Other ships that are currently slated to receive a softkill EW system are the Navy's Nimitz-class aircraft carriers (CVNs), Austin-class amphibious transport docks (LPDs), Ticonderoga-class cruisers (CGs), Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigates (FFGs), Wasp- and Tarawa-class amphibious assault ships (LHDs and LHAs, respectively), Anchorage-and Whidbey Island-class amphibious cargo ships (LSDs), and Sacramento- and Supply-class fast combat-support ships (AOEs), as well as the DD(X) destroyer and Surface Combatant 21 (SC21) ships.
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