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amphibious assault ship

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

LHA a naval ship designed to carry and land assault troops by helicopters, landing craft, or other amphibious vehicles.

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amphibious assault ship

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

LHA a naval ship designed to carry and land assault troops by helicopters, landing craft, or other amphibious vehicles.

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amphibious assault ship

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 22 words.

LHA a naval ship designed to carry and land assault troops by helicopters, landing craft, or other amphibious vehicles.

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LHA

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

Abbr.amphibious assault ship.

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LHA

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 4 words.

abbr.amphibious assault ship.

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assault wave

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A formation of forces, landing ships, craft, amphibious vehicles, or aircraft constituting the initial attack increment of an amphibious assault.

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assault wave

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 22 words.

a formation of forces, landing ships, craft, amphibious vehicles, or aircraft constituting the initial attack increment of an amphibious assault.

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air-capable ship

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

Any ship, other than an aircraft carrier, from which aircraft can take off, be recovered, or receive and transfer logistic support. Such ships include: nuclear aircraft carriers, amphibious...

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amphibious Operations

Overview page. Subjects: Military History.

An attack launched from the sea by naval and landing forces, embarked in ships or craft involving a landing on a hostile or potentially hostile shore. An amphibious operation involves five...

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Conclusion

David Syrett.

in Shipping and Military Power in the Seven Years War

October 2008; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 2172 words.

This chapter argues that all military campaigns of the British during the Seven Years' War were largely dependent on merchant shipping. It adds that all amphibious assaults conducted by the...

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ro-ro (roll-on roll-off) ship

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

A vessel, both military and civilian, where vehicles are loaded on by means of a bow ramp and are offloaded by a similar ramp at the stern or by side ports. Commercial ships are connected...

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Part II Maritime Security Law, 11 Piracy, Hijacking, and Armed Robbery Against Ships

Markiyan Z Kulyk.

in The IMLI Manual on International Maritime Law

March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 27 pages. 12670 words.

This chapter explores the history of maritime laws regarding piracy, as well as current international efforts to define and subdue it and other similar illegal acts against ships. The...

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Lee, John Wesley, Jr.

Paul Stillwell.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1216 words.

pioneer black naval officer, was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, the only child of John Wesley Sr. and Emma Laverne Scott Lee. His parents also adopted a son, Albert Lee Blount. Lee's...

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Art.3 Ammunition/Munitions

Stuart Casey-Maslen, Andrew Clapham, Gilles Giacca and Sarah Parker.

in The Arms Trade Treaty: A Commentary

June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 18 pages. 9277 words.

This chapter examines Article 3 of the ATT. The article sets out the central obligations with respect to all ammunition/munitions that are fired, launched, or delivered by the conventional...

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Art.2 Scope

Stuart Casey-Maslen, Andrew Clapham, Gilles Giacca and Sarah Parker.

in The Arms Trade Treaty: A Commentary

June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 79 pages. 44005 words.

This chapter discusses Article 2 of the ATT. The article delineates the scope of the ATT, identifying the categories of conventional arms and types of activities that are formally subject...

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Military

Gordon Morris Bakken.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 9281 words.

The African American contribution to victories in the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 was substantial. African American ground forces in the Revolutionary War numbered about five...

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Military

Gordon Morris Bakken.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 13453 words.

African Americans soldiers and sailors entered the twentieth century carrying a reputation gained by individual valor and unit bravery. By October 1864 Union forces contained 140 black...

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