amphibious\ warfare


amphibious\ warfare
maa- ja meresõda

English-Estonian dictionary. 2013.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Amphibious warfare — is the utilization of naval firepower, logistics and strategy to project military power ashore. In previous eras it stood as the primary method of delivering troops to non contiguous enemy held terrain. In this modern era amphibious warfare… …   Wikipedia

  • amphibious warfare — Military operations directed against hostile shores and characterized by attacks launched from the sea by naval and landing forces. It has been conducted since ancient times. The Greeks attacking Troy (1200 BC) had to make a shore landing, as did …   Universalium

  • Amphibious warfare ships of Australia — The Royal Australian Navy and Australian Army have operated 24 amphibious warfare ships. These ships have been used to transport Army units and supplies during exercises and operational deployments. World War II and Cold War shipsThe Australian… …   Wikipedia

  • Amphibious warfare ship — Infobox Aviation name = Amphibious warfare ship caption = Essex Amphibious Ready Group in the Pacific Ocean. Pictured left to right, the USS Germantown (LSD 42), USS Essex (LHD 2), USS Juneau (LPD 10), and the USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43).… …   Wikipedia

  • List of United States Navy amphibious warfare ships — This is a list of amphibious warfare ships of the United States Navy.Amphibious Assault Ships (General Purpose) (LHA) Tarawa class* USS Tarawa (LHA 1) * USS Saipan (LHA 2) * USS Belleau Wood (LHA 3) * USS Nassau (LHA 4) * USS Peleliu (LHA 5)… …   Wikipedia

  • List of amphibious warfare ships — This is a list of amphibious warfare ships updated as of January 2005.Australia;Royal Australian NavyPlanned: * Canberra class LHD **HMAS Canberra **HMAS Adelaide Active: * Kanimbla class LPA **HMAS Kanimbla **HMAS Manoora China;People s… …   Wikipedia

  • List of amphibious warfare ships of the Royal Navy — This is a list of amphibious warfare ships of the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom. Active Ships * Ocean class Landing Platform Helicopter (LPH) ** Ocean * Albion class Landing Platform Dock (LPD) ** Albion ** Bulwark Decommissioned = Fearless… …   Wikipedia

  • Magar class amphibious warfare ship — The Magar class is one of the five classes of amphibious warfare ships currently in service with the Indian Navy. There are only two ships in this class: the INS Magar and the INS Gharial. The ships are named after marine animals. The design of… …   Wikipedia

  • Amphibious assault ship — Six of the U.S. Navy s assault ships in formation; lead ship and the ship seen to its left are Tarawa class, all others are Wasp class An amphibious assault ship (also referred to as a commando carrier or an amphibious assault carrier) is a type… …   Wikipedia

  • Amphibious — means able to use either land or water. In particular it may refer to:*Amphibious warfare, warfare carried out on both land and water *Amphibians, vertebrate animals of the Class Amphibia (many of which live on land and breed in water)… …   Wikipedia

  • Amphibious transport dock — An amphibious transport dock (also called a landing platform dock or LPD) is an amphibious warfare ship, a warship that embarks, transports, and lands elements of a landing force for expeditionary warfare missions. Several navies currently… …   Wikipedia