amphibious command ship


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amphibious command ship

A naval ship from which a commander exercises control in amphibious operations. Designated as LCC.
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The Australian war contribution includes a command headquarters, three warships -- one of which will be an amphibious command ship -- a flight of Royal Australian Air Force F/A-18 Hornet fighters, a P-3C Orion maritime patrol aircraft and a Boeing 707 tanker aircraft, the newspaper reported.
Defence officials said the amphibious command ship Mount Whitney - to be used as a floating headquarters off the coast of Djibouti - will set sail on Tuesday with Marines who will co-ordinate future military operations in the region.
Navy amphibious command ship Blue Ridge based in Yokosuka.

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