amphibious landing

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Noun1.amphibious landing - a military action of coordinated land, sea, and air forces organized for an invasionamphibious landing - a military action of coordinated land, sea, and air forces organized for an invasion; "MacArthur staged a massive amphibious landing behind enemy lines"
landing - the act of coming to land after a voyage
military action, action - a military engagement; "he saw action in Korea"
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"
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A greater appreciation of torch by students of amphibious warfare is warranted.
The heavy downpour has thrown life completely out of gear in Tamil Nadu The Indian Navy's amphibious warfare vessel INS Airavat ( above) was pressed into service for relief and rescue operations in Tamil Nadu.
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Hezbollah has an amphibious warfare unit that is trained in underwater sabotage operations and seaborne landings.
An explosion on INS Sindhurakshak submarine killed 18 sailors in August last year, and INS Airavat, an amphibious warfare vessel, ran aground earlier this month.
Earlier this month, INS Airavat, an amphibious warfare vessel, ran aground after which the commanding officer was stripped of his command duties.
Three new technologies were introduced into naval warfare during that period: aerial warfare, amphibious warfare, and submarine warfare.
The vessels awaiting orders are the USS Denver, an amphibious transport dock ship, and the Ashland and Germantown, amphibious warfare ships designed to transport and launch landing craft.
It fields 3 submarines, 11 patrol boats (plus 16 missile boats), 2 frigates, 3 amphibious warfare vessels and 16 auxiliary units.
It is the first time in decades that Pacific Fleet warships enter this region," Captain First Rank Roman Martov told Russian news agency RIA Novosti.The fleet, including the destroyer Admiral Panteleyev, the amphibious warfare ships Peresvet and Admiral Nevelskoi, the tanker Pechenga and the tugboat Fotiy Krylov left the port of Vladivostok on March 19 to join Russia's Mediterranean task force.Cypriot Defence Minister Fotis Fotiou is due to visit the warships today after receiving an invitation from the Russian ambassador to Cyprus.
The new force, drawn from warships in the Mediterranean and home waters include two carriers, HMS Invincible and HMS Hermes with their Sea Harrier jump jets and Sea King helicopters, at least 26 destroyers and frigates, the amphibious warfare ship HMS Intrepid, which was recently reprieved from the defence cuts, and a number of landing ships.