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amphibious assault

  • n  an amphibious operation attacking a land base that is carried out by troops that are landed by naval ships
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  • Marine Ospreys make first Pacific deployment on Bonhomme Richard
    The MV-22 Osprey — a hybrid tilt-rotor aircraft relatively new to the Pacific — has made its maiden deployment aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard.
    June 21, 2013 - Stars and Stripes
  • For sale: Two Navy LCM-8 landing vessels, circa Vietnam era
    The U.S. Navy is auctioning off two LCM-8s, landing vessels used during the Vietnam conflict that are capable of plowing onto a beach and kicking off an amphibious assault. Bidding opened at $25. But by Wednesday afternoon, offers had already soared to $15,500, United Press International reported. Interested parties have ...
    June 20, 2013 - The Washington Times

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