Air-capable Ship Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
1.) A ship other than an aircraft carrier, nuclear; amphibious assault ship (general purpose); or amphibious assault ship (multipurpose) from which aircraft can take off, be recovered, or routinely receive and transfer logistic support.
- also called ACS
In the United States, military vocabulary is standardized by the Department of Defence. These terms are used by the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps.
Term Classification: operations
Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
Term sourced from JP 3-04: Joint Shipboard Helicopter and Tiltrotor Aircraft Operations, updated December 2012 View source document
This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015
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