naval campaign


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naval campaign

An operation or a connected series of operations conducted essentially by naval forces, including all surface, subsurface, air, and amphibious troops, for the purpose of gaining, extending, or maintaining control of the sea.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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Noun1.naval campaign - an operation conducted primarily by naval forces in order to gain or extend or maintain control of the sea
military operation, operation - activity by a military or naval force (as a maneuver or campaign); "it was a joint operation of the navy and air force"
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The sophisticated naval unit led by Commander Marco Guerriero is on its second visit to Doha as part of the naval campaign in the Middle East and the Arabian Sea aimed at ensuring presence and surveillance for the protection of sea lines of communication of national interest.
The second visit of 'Carlo Margottini' to Doha, until March 5, forms part of the naval campaign in the Middle East and Arabian Sea, aimed at "ensuring presence and surveillance for the protection of sea lines of communication of national interest".
He unveiled a naval campaign Rome has concocted to protect its national interest, part of which includes reaching out to the Gulf and wider Arab region, which sums up the purpose of the Italian frigate's visit to Kuwait.
The frigate is on its South-East Asia and Australia naval campaign and left Bahrain last week for Doha.
DOCUMENTARY SCOTLAND'S WAR AT SEA BBC2, 9pm DAVID Hayman presents the first of two hour-long documentaries that examine Scotland's pivotal part in the naval campaign of World War I - from the massing of the British Grand Fleet in Scapa Flow, to the role of Forth-based battle cruisers in the Battle of Jutland and the development of technology to detect the German U-boats that had claimed the Clyde-built Lusitania as an early victim.
It is part of the remarkable story of the naval campaign of World War I and the pivotal part played by Scotland which the actor explores for a new two-part BBC documentary.
He said that many Australians did not know that Anzac Day started as British and Naval campaign attacking Dardanelles.
Originally conceived as a naval campaign, the Army was a secondary factor addressed in the strategic context of the war with Spain.
The Group, composed of Cavour, supply ship Etna, frigate Bergamini and patrol ship Borsini left Italy on November 13 towards the Suez Canal to start a naval campaign across the Red Sea, the Gulf of Aden, the Indian Ocean and the Arabian Gulf, ending with the circumnavigation of Africa.
The Group left Italy on November 13 towards the Suez Canal to start a naval campaign across the Red Sea, the Gulf of Aden, the Indian Ocean and the Arabian Gulf, ending with the circumnavigation of Africa.
The Mass was performed on the occasion of Lord Nelson's visit with Nicholas at Eisenstadt after Nelson's successful naval campaign against Napoleon in Egypt.

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