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amphibious

am fi bee uhs

  • a  relating to or characteristic of animals of the class Amphibia
  • a  operating or living on land and in water
    amphibious vehicles
    amphibious operations
    amphibious troops
    frogs are amphibious animals

  • The amphibious assault was a diversionary tactic intended to fool the Iraqis.
  • Surely their strategy is, one day they'll come out of one of these amphibious exercises, and it will be for real.
  • Paul Iverson AP The San Antonio is the first in a new class of amphibious ships blue-water buses each of which carries 350 sailors and is responsible for ferrying 700 .
News & Articles

  • Amphibious bus sinks with 28 on board in Britain
    LIVERPOOL, England, June 16 (UPI) -- Sixteen people were hospitalized after an amphibious boat carrying 28 tourists sank at Albert Dock in Liverpool, England, police said.
    June 16, 2013 - UPI
  • US F-16s, missiles to stay in Jordan after drill: official
    Washington (AFP) June 13, 2013 The United States will keep F-16 fighter jets and Patriot anti-missile weapons in Jordan after a joint military exercise ends this month, a US defense official said Thursday. The US administration, which is weighing a decision to arm rebels fighting in neighboring Syria's civil war, also planned to keep a unit of US Marines on amphibious ships off the coast after ...
    June 14, 2013 - Space War
  • Sailors pitch in at Va. Civil War battlefield
    RICHMOND Sailors aboard the amphibious dock landing ship Fort McHenry have made it a monthly habit of traveling from their homeport in Virginia Beach to Richmond National Battlefield Park, and not as tourists.
    June 13, 2013 - The Virginian-Pilot
Quotes

  • Robert Gates in Reuters
    But we have to take a hard look at where it would be necessary or sensible to launch another major amphibious action again,Gates said on the last stop of a weeklong tour of the armed services' war colleges to promote revamped budget...
  • Cate Blanchett in Sydney Morning Herald
    The workforce on the Gulf Coast has a proud history of success in building amphibious ships for the United States Navy. I am pleased that Mississippi continues to maintain its partnership with the Navy and Northrop Grumman in providing innovative... Thad Cochran http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thad_Cochran&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFkecaG6roi4_ze3Q6ssmsMWRlR8g Earthtimes.org http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.earthtimes.org/articles/show/news_press_release,115471.shtml&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNE4gKFAU_wTv7iyIYFRCmFjio3O0g Jun 1, 2007 3434 4981 amphibious It sounds shallow, but trying to keep every single hair in place while sword fighting in a military duck (amphibious vehicle) with Shia LaBeouf - that was pretty difficult," Blanchett said.

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