amphibious transport dock


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amphibious transport dock

A ship designed to transport and land troops, equipment, and supplies by means of embarked landing craft, amphibious vehicles, and helicopters. Designated as LPD.
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cn that reported Chinese destroyers and at least one frigate, a 30,000-tone amphibious transport dock and three support tankers entered the Indian Ocean.
43 billion, fixed-price incentive contract for the detail design and construction of LPD 29, the 13th San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock.
Separately operating in the Persian Gulf is the San Diego-based America Amphibious Ready Group, composed of the amphibious assault ship USS America, amphibious transport dock USS San Diego and amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor.
The NAVSUP FLC Puget Sound Logistics Support Center (LSC) spent months attending event planning meetings and determining logistics requirements in preparation for the visit of amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) and Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) to Seattle during the annual Seafair festival's Fleet Week, according to NAVSUP FLC Puget Sound Operations Officer Lt.
Also supporting relief efforts were amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7), amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21) and their near-2,000 combined Sailors and Marines, which provided expeditionary logistic support, medium- and heavy-lift air support, medical support, maritime civil affairs and maritime security.
The Iran-backed Houthis have denied firing at the USS Mason guided missile destroyer and the USS Ponce, an amphibious transport dock.
The Mesa Verde, a US Navy amphibious transport dock ship, was heading for Haiti to support relief efforts.
Last September, marines and sailors from the American amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage LPD 23 purchased many Banat Oman goods when they visited Port of Duqm.
KUWAIT - The USS Arlington (LPD-24) amphibious transport dock is in Kuwait for the first time to join the country's national celebrations.
Manama, Oct 19 (BNA) -- Royal Guard Commander Staff Colonel Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, today paid a visit to the Royal UK Navy amphibious transport dock ship HMS Pulwark currently stationed in Bahrain, in the presence of Royal Guard Special Force Commander, Major Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa.
Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel had ordered the USS Mesa Verde, an amphibious transport dock ship stationed in Norfolk, Virginia, into regional waters earlier this summer as concern grew over the Islamic State terrorist group's advance on Iraq's capital, Baghdad.
USS Michigan arrived here days after the USS Blue Ridge, a 7th Fleet landing ship, and USS New Orleans, an amphibious transport dock ship, made goodwill visits to the country.
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