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 US Navy hover craft speeds past the USS Wasp, US Navy multipurpose amphibious assault ship, during the amphibious landing exercises as part of the annual joint US-Philippines military exercise on the shores of San Antonio town, facing the South China sea, Zambales province on April 11, 2019.
"During the course of this exercise, particularly the combined live-fire exercise and the amphibious landing operations, representatives from several other countries will also be joining us under the international observers program," Madrigal said.
As part of yesterday's live-fire drill, titled "Anti-Landing Operations," which simulated the repelling of an attempted amphibious landing by the PLA on Jianan Beach in western Taiwan, the Ministry of National Defense deployed the Thunderbolt-2000 MLRS (multiple launch rocket system).
Amphibious landing craft of the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) are parked near the Lighthouse Marina Resort in Subic Bay Freeport Zone on September 26 for maintenance during the past week's joint Philippines-Japan Kaagapay ng mga Mandirigma ng Dagat (KAMANDAG) 2018.
The participants will also practise"an amphibious landing, live fire training, close air support, jungle survival training, urban operations training, and combat lifesaving".
The Fifth Army's VI Corps made an amphibious landing at Anzio in January but stalled due to German counterattacks, but the stalemate at Anzio along the Gustav Line was finally broken in mid-May by the Allied Spring Offensive, and the Germans withdrew towards Rome.
In particular, they pointed out, the two sides' Marines are conducting a massive Ssangyong (double dragon) amphibious landing drill in Korea through April 8.
This year, exercise Deraa Al Sahil was also a part of Naseem Al Bahr XI in which Pak marines and RSNF marines exercised amphibious landing operations, escorting operations, beach landing, sniper camouflage training and boarding operations.
Ohls (who recently retired as Professor of Joint Maritime Operations in the Naval War College Program at the Naval Post Graduate School, Monterey, California and has served a thirty-six year career in the United States Marine Corps) offers an informed and informative analysis of the early amphibious landing operations from the Revolutionary War to the Civil War.
Tonnerre is a helicopter-carrier, a hospital, a ship capable of carrying troops and landing them using amphibious landing craft, a command platform and occasionally a training ship.

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