landing ship


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landing ship

An assault ship which is designed for long sea voyages and for rapid unloading over and on to a beach.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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According to Isik, a large Russian ship from the Black Sea Fleet's 197th Landing Ship Brigade was spotted transiting the Bosphorus Strait en route to the Port of Tartous in western Syria.
On August 2, the NAF spotted Russian BS Ropucha class landing ship in Latvia's exclusive economic zone.
The company builds commercial ships, such as container and gas carriers, tankers, bulk carriers, and special purpose ships; and naval ships, including landing platform helicopters (LPH), landing ship tankers (LST), patrol forces, offshore patrol/salvage vessels, and fast landing ships (LSF).
Earlier this month, the Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry was deployed to the Black Sea where its crew trained with sailors from the Romanian Navy.
Photos of what appears to be an electromagnetic railgun mounted on the Chinese Navy's Yuting-class tank landing ship Haiyangshan surfaced online last week.
Landing ship RFA Lyme Bay visited Qatar as part of its participation in the exercise.
Several different Type 072 landing ships, as well as a Type 073A landing ship, have been seen at the Big Three.
Heading the visiting more or less 140 officers and crew are the commander of Landing Ship Division One Capt.
We are proud of the Kuwaiti Ministry of Defense's trust in our efforts to build five 16-meter landing crafts, a 42-meter landing ship, and two 64-meter landing ships.
The America ARG consists of the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6), the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22), and the amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52), operated with embarked 15th MEU, the "Wildcards" of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 23, detachments from Assault Craft Unit 5, Naval Beach Group 1, Beachmaster Unit 1, Fleet Surgical Team 1 and Tactical Air Control Squadron 11.