and corresponding logistics support) as a defense requirement for Japan today.
With its amphibious lift
requirement, SSC will provide the surface assault portion of the U.
In late November 2011, Indian Ministry of Defence announced that "Defence Acquisition Council had accorded acceptance of necessity for induction of four large amphibious ships" to enhance the national armed forces' amphibious lift
capabilities, assistance to civil administration, disaster relief and other contingencies.
The independently deployed USS Trenton (LPD 14) chopped into the JOA on the same day, providing further augment to the amphibious lift
Throughout the Cold War, at no time did the United States ever have fewer than three Marine expeditionary brigades of amphibious lift
as a requirement, says Work.
capability could move the assault echelons of only one Marine Amphibious Force (roughly, 50,000 men).
The SSC program, with its amphibious lift
requirement, will provide the surface assault portion of the Joint Expeditionary Maneuver Warfare tactical solution with the capability to project and sustain military operations from the sea, independent of tides, water depth, underwater obstacles, or beach gradient.
The vessels once completed will grant the Indian Navy with a modernized amphibious lift
In addition, X Corps's 3rd Infantry Division moved by road and amphibious lift
from Wonsan to Hungnam before being redeployed south.
Boxer provided amphibious lift
for a portion of the equipment and personnel, and included 16 CH-53 Sea Stallion helicopters from Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 466, associated equipment, maintenance personnel and aircrew.
The program is essential to national security, the Pentagon told Congress, because it addresses a shortage in the Navy's amphibious lift
, which is needed to maintain the required U.
These craft provide the primary over-the-horizon, ship-to-objective amphibious lift
capability, as well as the capability to move across the beach carrying heavy payloads for military and humanitarian operations.