United States Navy
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|Noun||1.||United States Navy - the navy of the United States of America; the agency that maintains and trains and equips combat-ready naval forces|
Naval Research Laboratory, NRL - the United States Navy's defense laboratory that conducts basic and applied research for the Navy in a variety of scientific and technical disciplines
Defense Department, Department of Defense, DoD, United States Department of Defense, Defense - the federal department responsible for safeguarding national security of the United States; created in 1947
Marine Corps, United States Marine Corps, United States Marines, US Marine Corps, USMC - an amphibious division of the United States Navy
Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, NAWCWPNS - the principal agency of the United States Navy for research and development for air warfare and missile weapon systems
Naval Special Warfare, NSW - the agency that provides units to conduct unconventional and counter-guerilla warfare
Naval Surface Warfare Center, NSWC - the agency that provides scientific and engineering and technical support for all aspects of surface warfare
Naval Underwater Warfare Center, NUWC - the agency that provides scientific and engineering and technical support for submarine and undersea warfare systems
United States Naval Academy, US Naval Academy - a school for training men and women to become officers in the United States Navy
Office of Naval Intelligence, ONI - the military intelligence agency that provides for the intelligence and counterintelligence and investigative and security requirements of the United States Navy
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