amphibious assault

The principal type of amphibious operation that involves establishing a force on a hostile or potentially hostile shore. See also assault; assault phase.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • amphibious assault — jūrų desanto puolimas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Pagrindinė jūrų desanto operacijų rūšis išlaipinant pajėgas priešo krante. atitikmenys: angl. amphibious assault pranc. assaut amphibie ryšiai: dar žiūrėk – jūrų desanto operacija …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • amphibious assault — noun an amphibious operation attacking a land base that is carried out by troops that are landed by naval ships • Hypernyms: ↑amphibious operation • Instance Hyponyms: ↑Eniwetok, ↑Inchon, ↑Iwo, ↑Iwo Jima, ↑invasion of Iwo, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • amphibious assault bulk fuel system — The petroleum, oils, and lubricants discharge system used to support US Marine Corps amphibious assaults and maritime pre positioning force operations. It consists of 5,000 or 10,000 feet of buoyant 6 inch hose deployed from a landing ship, tank… …   Military dictionary

  • amphibious assault area — išlaipinimo rajonas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Desantavimo rajono dalis, kurioje vyksta jūrų desanto pajėgų išlaipinimo operacijos. Ji apima krantą, kranto prieigas, transportavimo zonas, ugnies paramos zonas, oro erdvę, kurioje yra… …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • amphibious assault ship (general purpose) — A naval ship designed to embark, deploy, and land elements of a landing force in an assault by helicopters, landing craft, amphibious vehicles, and by combinations of these methods. Designated as “LHA” or with internal dock as “LHD.” …   Military dictionary

  • amphibious assault landing — See amphibious operation, Part e …   Military dictionary

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