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amphibious operation

Definition/Scope: 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.



Used For:

amphibious assault

Broader Terms:

1st Marine Division
maritime operations

Related Terms:

amphibious assault ship (general purpose)
amphibious assault vehicle
amphibious reconnaissance units
amphibious task forces
amphibious warfare
beachheads
landing forces
landing plans (naval)
marshalling areas (naval)


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